The Petition

Play - Original

John Golden Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 16, 1986
  • Opening Date: April 24, 1986
  • Closing Date: June 29, 1986
  • Previews: 10
  • Performances: 75

Playwright: Brian Clark

Synopsis

A retired British general's wife joins a public protest against nuclear armaments, prompting them to examine the divisions in their politics and in their married life.

 

Opening Night Cast

Hume Cronyn General Sir Edmund Milne
Jessica Tandy in The Petition Jessica Tandy Lady Elizabeth Milne
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Brian Clark Writer
  Peter Hall Director
  John Bury Production Design
  Max Allentuck General Manager
  Fred Nathan & Associates General Press Representative
  Lawrence Weiner and Associates Advertising
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Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Actor in a Play Hume Cronyn Nominee
1986 Actress in a Play Jessica Tandy 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. 29, 1986 4 $99,673
-
$19,387 $17.50
-
5694
805
8
0
88.42% 11.51%
Jun. 22, 1986 3 $80,286
-
$9,173 $16.21
-
4953
805
8
0
76.91% -2.34%
Jun. 15, 1986 2 $71,113
-
-$13,489 $15.92
-
4466
805
7
0
79.25% 11.10%
Jun. 8, 1986 1 $84,602
-
- $19.28
-
4389
805
8
0
68.15% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $335,674
-
  $17.23 19502
24955
31
0
78.15 %  
Cumulative
  $883,085
-
  $18.02
$0.00
48859
68425
75
10
71.41 %  
 
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