Lestat

Musical - Original

Palace Theatre

  • First Preview: March 25, 2006
  • Opening Date: April 25, 2006
  • Closing Date: May 28, 2006
  • Previews: 33
  • Performances: 39

Lyrics: Bernie Taupin

Music: Elton John

Book: Linda Woolverton

Synopsis

Turned into a reluctant vampire by a bloody brush with wolves, the title character wanders from France to New Orleans through the 18th and 19th centuries in search of the godfather of the vampires to find closure and redemption from his plight.

 

Opening Night Cast

Hugh Panaro in Lestat Hugh Panaro Lestat
Carolee Carmello in Lestat Carolee Carmello Gabrielle
Drew Sarich in Lestat Drew Sarich Armand
Jim Stanek in Lestat Jim Stanek Louis
Roderick Hill in Lestat Roderick Hill Nicolas
Michael Genet in Lestat Michael Genet Marius
Allison Fischer in Lestat Allison Fischer Claudia
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Opening Night Production Credits

Linda Woolverton Linda Woolverton Book
Elton John Elton John Music
Bernie Taupin Bernie Taupin Lyrics
Robert Jess Roth Robert Jess Roth Director
Matt West Matt West Musical Staging
Derek McLane Derek McLane Set Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2005 - 2006

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Carolee Carmello Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hugh Panaro Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Costume Design of a Musical Susan Hilferty Nominee
2006 Featured Actress in a Musical Carolee Carmello 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 28, 2006 52 $403,334
$945,788
-$45,191 $46.80
$200.00
8618
1591
8
0
67.71% 14.76%
May 21, 2006 51 $448,525
$945,788
-$25,526 $66.55
$200.00
6740
1591
8
0
52.95% -3.48%
May 14, 2006 50 $474,051
$945,788
-$26,827 $66.00
$200.00
7183
1591
8
0
56.43% -2.60%
May 7, 2006 49 $500,878
$945,788
- $66.67
$200.00
7513
1591
8
0
59.03% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,826,788
$3,783,152
  $61.50 30054
50912
32
0
59.03 %  
Cumulative
  $4,630,419
$8,553,515
  $59.39
$200.00
80434
114450
39
33
70.28 %  
 
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