Brighton Beach Memoirs

Comedy - Original

Alvin Theatre (March 27, 1983 - February 24, 1985)
46th Street Theatre (February 26, 1985 - May 11, 1986)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 22, 1983
  • Opening Date: March 27, 1983
  • Closing Date: May 11, 1986
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 1299

Playwright: Neil Simon

Synopsis

Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical comedy follows Depression-era teenager Eugene Jerome as he pursues his dreams of becoming a successful comedy writer and deals with the conflicts of his squabbling family.

 

Opening Night Cast

Matthew Broderick in Brighton Beach Memoirs Matthew Broderick Eugene Jerome
Elizabeth Franz in Brighton Beach Memoirs Elizabeth Franz Kate Jerome
Peter Michael Goetz in Brighton Beach Memoirs Peter Michael Goetz Jack Jerome
Mandy Ingber Laurie Morton
Željko Ivanek in Brighton Beach Memoirs Željko Ivanek Stanley Jerome
Jodi Thelen Nora Morton
Joyce Van Patten in Brighton Beach Memoirs Joyce Van Patten Blanche Morton
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Writer
Gene Saks Gene Saks Director
  David Mitchell Scenic Design
  Patricia Zipprodt Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  Bill Hennigh Sound Consultant
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding Actor in a Play Matthew Broderick Nominee
1983 Outstanding New Play   Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Best Play Neil Simon Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Theatre World Award Matthew Broderick Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Direction of a Play Gene Saks Winner
1983 Featured Actor in a Play Matthew Broderick Winner
1983 Featured Actor in a Play Željko Ivanek Nominee
1983 Featured Actress in a Play Elizabeth Franz 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
May 11, 1986 49 $68,608
-
-$2,279 $16.70
-
4109
1368
8
0
37.55% 2.03%
May 4, 1986 48 $70,887
-
-$10,961 $18.24
-
3887
1368
8
0
35.52% -5.48%
Apr. 27, 1986 47 $81,848
-
$12,395 $18.24
-
4487
1368
8
0
41.00% 7.81%
Apr. 20, 1986 46 $69,453
-
- $19.12
-
3632
1368
8
0
33.19% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $290,796
-
  $18.07 16115
43776
32
0
36.81 %  
Cumulative
  $4,884,114
-
  $19.03
$0.00
256403
536256
392
0
47.81 %  
 
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