The Wedding Singer

Musical - Original

Al Hirschfeld Theatre

  • First Preview: March 30, 2006
  • Opening Date: April 27, 2006
  • Closing Date: December 31, 2006
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 285

Music: Matthew Sklar

Lyrics: Chad Beguelin

Book: Chad Beguelin, Tim Herlihy

Synopsis

A wannabe rock star, making ends meet as a wedding singer in 1985 New Jersey, changes his tune in a hurry when he is left at the altar by his own fiancée, but help is on the way in the form of a waitress who works his wedding gigs.

 

Opening Night Cast

Stephen Lynch in The Wedding Singer Stephen Lynch Robbie Hart
Laura Benanti in The Wedding Singer Laura Benanti Julia Sullivan
Rita Gardner in The Wedding Singer Rita Gardner Rosie
Richard H. Blake in The Wedding Singer Richard H. Blake Glen Guglia
Kevin Cahoon in The Wedding Singer Kevin Cahoon George
Felicia Finley in The Wedding Singer Felicia Finley Linda
Matthew Saldivar in The Wedding Singer Matthew Saldivar Sammy
Amy Spanger in The Wedding Singer Amy Spanger Holly
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Opening Night Production Credits

Chad Beguelin Chad Beguelin Book
Chad Beguelin Chad Beguelin Lyrics
Tim Herlihy Tim Herlihy Book
Matthew Sklar Matthew Sklar Music
Tim Herlihy Tim Herlihy Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by
  John Rando Director
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Stephen Lynch Nominee
2006 Outstanding Choreography Rob Ashford Nominee
2006 Outstanding Costume Design Gregory Gale Nominee
2006 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Amy Spanger Nominee
2006 Outstanding Lyrics Chad Beguelin Nominee
2006 Outstanding Music Matthew Sklar Nominee
2006 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2006 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Scott Pask Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Actor in a Musical Stephen Lynch Nominee
2006 Book of a Musical Chad Beguelin
Tim Herlihy
Nominee
2006 Choreography Rob Ashford Nominee
2006 Musical   Nominee
2006 Original Score Matthew Sklar
Chad Beguelin
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
Dec. 31, 2006 31 $889,596
$1,240,718
$547,190 $75.13
$251.25
11841
1422
9
0
92.52% 33.96%
Dec. 24, 2006 30 $342,406
$965,002
-$33,997 $58.74
$251.25
5829
1422
7
0
58.56% 11.62%
Dec. 17, 2006 29 $376,403
$1,102,860
-$78,713 $70.49
$251.25
5340
1422
8
0
46.94% -12.83%
Dec. 10, 2006 28 $455,116
$1,102,860
- $66.94
$251.25
6799
1422
8
0
59.77% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,063,521
$4,411,440
  $67.83 29809
45504
32
0
65.51 %  
Cumulative
  $19,995,744
$43,149,398
  $66.02
$251.25
301613
445086
285
28
67.77 %  
 
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