A Tale of Two Cities

Musical - Original

Al Hirschfeld Theatre

  • First Preview: August 19, 2008
  • Opening Date: September 18, 2008
  • Closing Date: November 9, 2008
  • Previews: 33
  • Performances: 60

Lyrics: Jill Santoriello

Book: Jill Santoriello

Music: Jill Santoriello

Synopsis

A Tale of Two Cities depicts London and Paris in parallel states of social and political unrest in the tumultuous 1770s. Based on the Charles Dickens epic of the same name, the story follows interwoven stories of love, redemption and revolution.

Official

Website:
talemusical.com

 

Opening Night Cast

James Barbour in A Tale of Two Cities James Barbour Sydney Carton
Craig Bennett in A Tale of Two Cities Craig Bennett Jerry Cruncher
Brandi Burkhardt in A Tale of Two Cities Brandi Burkhardt Lucie Manette
Kevin Earley in A Tale of Two Cities Kevin Earley Ernest Defarge
Gregg Edelman in A Tale of Two Cities Gregg Edelman Dr. Alexandre Manette
Michael Hayward-Jones in A Tale of Two Cities Michael Hayward-Jones Mr. Jarvis Lorry
Miles Kath in A Tale of Two Cities Miles Kath Little Gaspard
Aaron Lazar in A Tale of Two Cities Aaron Lazar Charles Darnay
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jill Santoriello Book
  Jill Santoriello Music
  Jill Santoriello Lyrics
Warren Carlyle Warren Carlyle Director
  Michael Donald Edwards Original Director
Warren Carlyle Warren Carlyle Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2008 - 2009

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Musical James Barbour Nominee
2009 Outstanding Lighting Design in a Musical Richard Pilbrow Nominee
2009 Outstanding Orchestrations Edward B. Kessel Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Musical James Barbour Nominee
2009 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Nov. 9, 2008 24 $334,069
$1,040,108
$30,314 $63.37
$250.00
5272
1420
8
0
46.41% 1.90%
Nov. 2, 2008 23 $303,755
$1,040,108
-$92,636 $60.08
$250.00
5056
1420
8
0
44.51% -9.47%
Oct. 26, 2008 22 $396,391
$1,040,108
-$17,486 $64.64
$250.00
6132
1420
8
0
53.98% -0.91%
Oct. 19, 2008 21 $413,877
$1,040,108
- $66.38
$250.00
6235
1420
8
0
54.89% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,448,092
$4,160,432
  $63.62 22695
45440
32
0
49.94 %  
Cumulative
  $4,655,502
$11,768,674
  $60.24
$250.00
77436
132060
60
33
58.64 %  
 
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