The Sound of Music

Musical - Revival

Martin Beck Theatre

  • First Preview: February 6, 1998
  • Opening Date: March 12, 1998
  • Closing Date: June 20, 1999
  • Previews: 38
  • Performances: 533

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II

Book: Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay

Synopsis

Postulant-turned-governess Maria brings music back into the lives of the seven children of a widower Austrian naval captain. The captain marries Maria, but their happiness is threatened by the coming Nazi invasion of their country.

 

Opening Night Cast

Rebecca Luker in The Sound of Music Rebecca Luker Maria Rainer
Michael Siberry in The Sound of Music Michael Siberry Captain Georg von Trapp
Patti Cohenour in The Sound of Music Patti Cohenour The Mother Abbess
Jan Maxwell in The Sound of Music Jan Maxwell Elsa Schraeder
Fred Applegate in The Sound of Music Fred Applegate Max Detweiler
Patricia Conolly in The Sound of Music Patricia Conolly Frau Schmidt
Sara Zelle in The Sound of Music Sara Zelle Liesl von Trapp
Dashiell Eaves in The Sound of Music Dashiell Eaves Rolf Gruber
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Howard Lindsay Book
  Russel Crouse Book
Richard Rodgers Richard Rodgers Music
Oscar Hammerstein II Oscar Hammerstein II Lyrics
  Susan H. Schulman Director
  Michael Lichtefeld Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Orchestrations Bruce Coughlin Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Rebecca Luker Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Jan Maxwell Nominee
1998 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee
1998 Outstanding Set Design Heidi Ettinger Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Revival of a 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
Jun. 20, 1999 3 $544,207
$744,624
$128,927 $52.79
$75.00
10308
1422
8
0
90.61% 22.04%
Jun. 13, 1999 2 $415,280
$744,624
$62,645 $53.24
$75.00
7800
1422
8
0
68.57% 8.95%
Jun. 6, 1999 1 $352,635
$744,624
-$77,418 $52.00
$75.00
6782
1422
8
0
59.62% -15.40%
May 30, 1999 52 $430,053
$744,624
- $50.39
$75.00
8534
1422
8
0
75.02% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,742,175
$2,978,496
  $52.11 33424
45504
32
0
73.45 %  
Cumulative
  $34,483,971
$53,138,739
  $53.84
$80.00
642006
819807
533
38
78.31 %  
 
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