Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk

Musical - Original

Ambassador Theatre

  • First Preview: April 9, 1996
  • Opening Date: April 25, 1996
  • Closing Date: January 10, 1999
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 1135

Lyrics: George C. Wolfe, Ann Duquesnay, Reg E. Gaines

Music: Daryl Waters, Ann Duquesnay, Zane Mark

Book: Reg E. Gaines

Synopsis

Songs and dance, particularly innovative tap stylings led by choreographer Savion Glover, highlight the history of black men in America from slavery to the present day.

 

Opening Night Cast

Savion Glover in Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk Savion Glover 'da Beat
Lil' Dahlin'
Ann Duquesnay in Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk Ann Duquesnay The Chanteuse
'da Singer
Jeffrey Wright in Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk Jeffrey Wright The Voice
'da Voice
Vincent Bingham in Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk Vincent Bingham Flash
Performer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Reg E. Gaines Book
Daryl Waters Daryl Waters Music
  Zane Mark Music
Ann Duquesnay Ann Duquesnay Music
  Reg E. Gaines Lyrics
George C. Wolfe George C. Wolfe Lyrics
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1995 - 1996

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Savion Glover Nominee
1996 Outstanding Choreography Savion Glover Winner
1996 Outstanding Director of a Musical George C. Wolfe Nominee
1996 Outstanding Lighting Design Peggy Eisenhauer
Jules Fisher
Winner
1996 Outstanding Musical   Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Actor in a Musical Savion Glover Nominee
1996 Book of a Musical Reg E. Gaines Nominee
1996 Choreography Savion Glover Winner
1996 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Paul Tazewell Nominee
1996 Direction of a Musical George C. Wolfe Winner
1996 Featured Actress in a Musical Ann Duquesnay Winner
1996 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Jules Fisher
Peggy Eisenhauer
Winner
1996 Musical   Nominee
1996 Original Score Daryl Waters
Zane Mark
Ann Duquesnay
Reg E. Gaines
George C. Wolfe
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
Jan. 10, 1999 32 $369,005
$511,130
-$118,335 $43.68
$75.00
8448
1064
8
0
99.25% -1.95%
Jan. 3, 1999 31 $487,340
$511,130
$61,563 $56.58
$85.00
8614
1064
8
0
101.20% 6.84%
Dec. 27, 1998 30 $425,777
$511,130
$87,287 $53.01
$75.00
8032
1064
8
0
94.36% 3.63%
Dec. 20, 1998 29 $338,490
$511,130
- $43.83
$75.00
7723
1064
8
0
90.73% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,620,612
$2,044,520
  $49.27 32817
34048
32
0
96.38 %  
Cumulative
  $54,448,939
$42,934,920
  $48.35
$85.00
1118863
1223600
1135
15
91.44 %  
 
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