Aida

Musical - Original

Palace Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 25, 2000
  • Opening Date: March 23, 2000
  • Closing Date: September 5, 2004
  • Previews: 30
  • Performances: 1852

Book: David Henry Hwang, Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls

Music: Elton John

Lyrics: Tim Rice

Synopsis

This Elton John-Tim Rice pop opera, inspired by Verdi's classic opera, tells the story of enslaved Nubian princess Aida, who falls for captain of the guard Radames, who is betrothed to the Egyptian princess who is Aida's mistress.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Linda Woolverton Linda Woolverton Book
David Henry Hwang David Henry Hwang Book
Robert Falls Robert Falls Book
Elton John Elton John Music
Tim Rice Tim Rice Lyrics
Robert Falls Robert Falls Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1999 - 2000

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Most Promising Female Performer Sherie Rene Scott Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Heather Headley Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Heather Headley Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Actress in a Musical Heather Headley Winner
2000 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Bob Crowley Nominee
2000 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Natasha Katz Winner
2000 Original Score Elton John
Tim Rice
Winner
2000 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Bob Crowley 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
Sep. 5, 2004 14 $651,855
$920,819
-$59,591 $58.00
$100.00
11239
1695
8
0
82.88% -6.71%
Aug. 29, 2004 13 $711,446
$920,819
-$14,433 $58.56
$100.00
12149
1695
8
0
89.59% -1.82%
Aug. 22, 2004 12 $725,879
$920,819
$32,070 $58.56
$100.00
12395
1695
8
0
91.41% 3.32%
Aug. 15, 2004 11 $693,809
$920,819
- $58.08
$100.00
11945
1695
8
0
88.09% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,782,989
$3,683,276
  $58.30 47728
54240
32
0
87.99 %  
Cumulative
  $165,928,398
$212,615,075
  $60.80
$180.00
2714193
3191337
1852
30
85.05 %  
 
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