Show Boat

Show Boat

Broadway
SYNOPSIS: Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II's groundbreaking musical version of Edna Ferber's novel examines the lives of Cap'n Andy and his troupe of traveling show boat performers, including his naïve daughter Magnolia, her gambling husband Gaylord Ravenal, the tragic mixed-race actress Julie, and black stevedore Joe, who marvels at the constancy of the "Ol' Man River" they travel on.
People (333)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1995 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1995 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1995 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1995 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1995 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1995 Outstanding Musical Winner
1995 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1995 Outstanding Choreography Winner
1995 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1995 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1995 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1995 Outstanding Revival of a Musical Winner
1995 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1995 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1995 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1995 Actor in a Musical Nominee
1995 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1995 Choreography Winner
1995 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1995 Direction of a Musical Winner
1995 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1995 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1995 Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1995 Revival of a Musical Winner

QUICK STATS

(as of Jan 5, 1997) Total Current Gross: $89,171,712 Highest Weekly Gross: $507,517 (Week Ending Jul 7, 1996)   Average Ticket Price: $55.79 Average % Capacity: 86.17%

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Jan 5, 1997 32 $723,344.00 $0.00 -$188,932.00 $56.80 $75.00 12735 1918 8 0 83.00% -6.00%
Dec 29, 1996 31 $912,276.00 $0.00 $415,107.00 $59.38 $75.00 15363 1918 9 0 89.00% 27.14%
Dec 22, 1996 30 $497,169.00 $0.00 -$134,950.00 $52.38 $75.00 9492 1918 8 0 61.86% -12.81%
Dec 15, 1996 29 $632,119.00 $0.00 -$53,451.00 $55.17 $75.00 11457 1918 8 0 74.67% -6.36%