Breaking the Code

Drama - Original

Neil Simon Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 7, 1987
  • Opening Date: November 15, 1987
  • Closing Date: April 10, 1988
  • Previews: 9
  • Performances: 169

Playwright: Hugh Whitemore

Synopsis

Hugh Whitmore's play depicts Alan Turing, the British mathematician who cracked the Nazis' Enigma code but was branded a criminal for being openly gay.

 

Opening Night Cast

Derek Jacobi in Breaking the Code Derek Jacobi Alan Turing
Jenny Agutter Pat Green
Richard Clarke in Breaking the Code Richard Clarke John Smith
Michael Dolan Ron Miller
Michael Gough Dillwyn Knox
Rachel Gurney Sara Turing
Robert Sean  Leonard in Breaking the Code Robert Sean Leonard Christopher Morcom
Andreas Manolikakis Nikos
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Whitemore Writer
  Clifford Williams Director
  Liz da Costa Scenic Design
  Liz da Costa Costume Design
Natasha Katz Natasha Katz Lighting Design
  Joseph P. Harris Associates General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1987 - 1988

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Play Derek Jacobi Nominee
1988 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Michael Gough Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Actor in a Play Derek Jacobi Nominee
1988 Direction of a Play Clifford Williams Nominee
1988 Featured Actor in a Play Michael Gough 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
Apr. 10, 1988 45 $216,492
-
$68,160 $22.92
-
9445
1334
8
0
88.50% 28.93%
Apr. 3, 1988 44 $148,332
-
-$11,932 $23.33
-
6357
1334
8
0
59.57% -0.17%
Mar. 27, 1988 43 $160,264
-
$10,370 $25.14
-
6375
1334
8
0
59.74% 5.50%
Mar. 20, 1988 42 $149,894
-
- $25.90
-
5788
1334
8
0
54.24% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $674,982
-
  $24.32 27965
42688
32
0
65.51 %  
Cumulative
  $4,186,299
-
  $25.30
$0.00
164051
237004
169
9
69.22 %  
 
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