Elaine Stritch at Liberty

Solo - Original

Neil Simon Theatre

  • First Preview: February 6, 2002
  • Opening Date: February 21, 2002
  • Closing Date: May 26, 2002
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 69

Synopsis

Elaine Stritch sings songs and tells stories about her long career in the theatre, her romances and her struggle with alcoholism, in this Tony Award-winning one-woman show.

Notes:

Elaine Stritch at Liberty played one additional performance on May 27, 2002 as a benefit for The Actors Fund.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  John Lahr Script Construction
Elaine Stritch Elaine Stritch Script Reconstruction
George C. Wolfe George C. Wolfe Director
  Riccardo Hernandez Scenic Design
Paul Tazewell Paul Tazewell Costume Design
  Jules Fisher Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2001 - 2002

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Book of a Musical John Lahr
Elaine Stritch
Winner
2002 Outstanding Director of a Musical George C. Wolfe Nominee
2002 Outstanding Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Nominee
2002 Outstanding Solo Performance Elaine Stritch Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Special Citation Elaine Stritch
John Lahr
Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Solo Performance Elaine Stritch Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Special Theatrical Event Elaine Stritch Winner

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
May 26, 2002 52 $398,148
$425,379
$29,916 $61.82
$85.00
6440
1328
5
0
96.99% 2.97%
May 19, 2002 51 $368,232
$425,379
$75,359 $58.98
$85.00
6243
1328
5
0
94.02% 22.38%
May 12, 2002 50 $292,873
$425,379
$8,998 $61.57
$85.00
4757
1328
5
0
71.64% 2.53%
May 5, 2002 49 $283,875
$425,379
- $61.86
$85.00
4589
1328
5
0
69.11% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,343,128
$1,701,516
  $61.06 22029
26560
20
0
82.94 %  
Cumulative
  $5,000,248
$6,806,064
  $59.35
$85.00
84481
106240
69
11
79.52 %  
 
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