Burn This

Drama - Original

Plymouth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 7, 1987
  • Opening Date: October 14, 1987
  • Closing Date: October 29, 1988
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 437

Playwright: Lanford Wilson

Synopsis

A dangerously sensual restaurant owner, whose gay brother recently died with his lover in a boating accident, falls into a tempestuous relationship with the female modern dancer who roomed with his brother.

 

Opening Night Cast

Joan Allen in Burn This Joan Allen Anna Mann
John Malkovich Pale
Jonathan Hogan Burton
Lou Liberatore Larry
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Lanford Wilson Writer
  Marshall W. Mason Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
  Laura Crow Costume Design
  Dennis Parichy Lighting Design
  Chuck London Media Sound Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Play John Malkovich Nominee
1988 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Lou Liberatore Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Theatre World Award Eric Roberts Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Actress in a Play Joan Allen Winner
1988 Featured Actor in a Play Lou Liberatore 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. 30, 1988 22 $69,560
-
-$5,100 $20.59
-
3378
1079
8
0
39.13% -2.12%
Oct. 23, 1988 21 $74,660
-
-$6,272 $20.97
-
3561
1079
8
0
41.25% -3.56%
Oct. 16, 1988 20 $80,932
-
-$687 $20.92
-
3868
1079
8
0
44.81% -2.47%
Oct. 9, 1988 19 $81,619
-
- $20.00
-
4081
1079
8
0
47.28% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $306,771
-
  $20.62 14888
34528
32
0
43.12 %  
Cumulative
  $6,502,637
-
  $21.67
$0.00
295196
479076
437
7
61.62 %  
 
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