Passion

Musical - Original

Plymouth Theatre

  • First Preview: March 24, 1994
  • Opening Date: May 9, 1994
  • Closing Date: January 7, 1995
  • Previews: 52
  • Performances: 280

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Music: Stephen Sondheim

Book: James Lapine

Synopsis

A young Italian soldier has a passionate affair with a beautiful, married woman, until a transfer to a remote outpost causes him to meet a sickly, unattractive but devoted woman. Her love leads him to rethink the nature of passion, in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical adaptation of the film Passione d'Amore.

 

Opening Night Cast

Donna Murphy in Passion Donna Murphy Fosca
Jere Shea in Passion Jere Shea Giorgio
Marin Mazzie in Passion Marin Mazzie Clara
Gregg Edelman in Passion Gregg Edelman Colonel Ricci
Tom Aldredge in Passion Tom Aldredge Doctor Tambourri
Linda Balgord in Passion Linda Balgord Fosca's Mother
Cris Groenendaal in Passion Cris Groenendaal Major Rizzolli
William Parry in Passion William Parry Lieutenant Barri
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Opening Night Production Credits

James Lapine James Lapine Book
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
James Lapine James Lapine Director
  Adrianne Lobel Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Jere Shea Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Donna Murphy Winner
1994 Outstanding Book of a Musical James Lapine Winner
1994 Outstanding Costume Design Jane Greenwood Nominee
1994 Outstanding Director of a Musical James Lapine Nominee
1994 Outstanding Lighting Design Beverly Emmons Nominee
1994 Outstanding Lyrics Stephen Sondheim Winner
1994 Outstanding Music Stephen Sondheim Winner
1994 Outstanding Musical   Winner
1994 Outstanding Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Winner
1994 Outstanding Set Design Adrianne Lobel Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Theatre World Award Jere Shea Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Actor in a Musical Jere Shea Nominee
1994 Actress in a Musical Donna Murphy Winner
1994 Book of a Musical James Lapine Winner
1994 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Jane Greenwood Nominee
1994 Direction of a Musical James Lapine Nominee
1994 Featured Actor in a Musical Tom Aldredge Nominee
1994 Featured Actress in a Musical Marin Mazzie Nominee
1994 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Beverly Emmons Nominee
1994 Musical   Winner
1994 Original Score Stephen Sondheim 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
Jan. 8, 1995 32 $288,607
-
-$84,692 $42.81
-
6742
1043
8
0
80.80% -9.78%
Jan. 1, 1995 31 $373,299
-
$245,403 $49.39
-
7558
1043
8
0
90.58% 55.05%
Dec. 25, 1994 30 $127,896
-
-$70,852 $43.14
-
2965
1043
8
0
35.53% -23.55%
Dec. 18, 1994 29 $198,748
-
- $40.31
-
4930
1043
8
0
59.08% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $988,550
-
  $43.91 22195
33376
32
0
66.50 %  
Cumulative
  $10,680,035
-
  $44.69
$0.00
238899
346276
280
52
68.99 %  
 
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