Dancing at Lughnasa

Play - Original

Plymouth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 11, 1991
  • Opening Date: October 24, 1991
  • Closing Date: October 25, 1992
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 421

Playwright: Brian Friel

Synopsis

Five unmarried Irish sisters, who escape their drab lives by dancing to music on their new radio, are recalled by the adult son of one of the women.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Brian Friel Brian Friel Writer
  Patrick Mason Director
  Terry John Bates Choreographer
  Joe Vanek Scenic Design
  Joe Vanek Costume Design
  Trevor Dawson Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Director of a Play Patrick Mason Winner
1992 Outstanding Ensemble Performance Catherine Byrne Winner
1992 Outstanding Lighting Design Trevor Dawson Nominee
1992 Outstanding New Play Brian Friel Nominee
1992 Outstanding Set Design Joe Vanek Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Best Play Brian Friel Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Costume Design Joe Vanek Nominee
1992 Outstanding Director Patrick Mason Winner
1992 Outstanding Lighting Design Trevor Dawson Nominee
1992 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner
1992 Outstanding Set Design Joe Vanek Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Theatre World Special Award   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Choreography Terry John Bates Nominee
1992 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Joe Vanek Nominee
1992 Direction of a Play Patrick Mason Winner
1992 Featured Actress in a Play Rosaleen Linehan Nominee
1992 Featured Actress in a Play Bríd Brennan Winner
1992 Featured Actress in a Play Dearbhla Molloy Nominee
1992 Play Brian Friel Winner
1992 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Joe Vanek 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
Oct. 25, 1992 21 $203,276
-
$43,683 $30.58
-
6647
1037
8
0
80.12% 16.44%
Oct. 18, 1992 20 $159,593
-
-$6,707 $30.21
-
5283
1037
8
0
63.68% -6.25%
Oct. 11, 1992 19 $166,300
-
$55,405 $28.67
-
5801
1037
8
0
69.93% 18.09%
Oct. 4, 1992 18 $110,895
-
- $25.78
-
4301
1037
8
0
51.84% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $640,064
-
  $28.81 22032
33184
32
0
66.39 %  
Cumulative
  $10,017,136
-
  $31.32
$0.00
314779
452132
421
15
69.62 %  
 
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