Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Broadway
Musical
Original
SYNOPSIS: In May 1921, Shuffle Along, a new musical conceived by Flournoy Miller and Aubrey Lyles with music and lyrics by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle, became the unlikeliest of hits, significantly altering the face of the Broadway musical as well as that of New York City.

This production presents both the 1921 musical itself, and additionally details the events that catalyzed the songwriting team of Noble Sissle and Eubie Blake, and librettists F.E. Miller and Aubrey Lyles to create this ground-breaking work.
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Awards

Astaire Awards
2016 Outstanding Choreographer in a Broadway Show Winner
2016 Outstanding Ensemble in a Broadway Show Winner
2016 Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show Nominee
2016 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Winner
2016 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Nominee
2016 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Nominee
Drama Desk Award
2016 Outstanding Choreography Winner
2016 Outstanding Costume Design of a Musical Winner
2016 Outstanding Lighting Design for a Musical Nominee
2016 Outstanding Musical Winner
2016 Outstanding Sound Design of a Musical Nominee
2016 Outstanding Wig and Hair Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
2016 Best Musical Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2017 Outstanding Choreographer Nominee
2017 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
Tony Award
2016 Best Musical Nominee
2016 Book of a Musical Nominee
2016 Choreography Nominee
2016 Costume Design of a Musical Nominee
2016 Direction of a Musical Nominee
2016 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
2016 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
2016 Lighting Design of a Musical Nominee
2016 Orchestrations Nominee
2016 Scenic Design of a Musical Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of Jul 24, 2016) Total Current Gross: $15,174,445 Highest Weekly Gross: $640,453 (Week Ending Mar 20, 2016)   Average Ticket Price: $115.73 Average % Capacity: 99.1%

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
Jul 24, 2016 9 $865,911.61 $1,125,028.00 $30,491.91 $111.01 $373.00 7800 963 8 0 101.25% 2.13%
Jul 17, 2016 8 $835,419.70 $1,125,028.00 $79,632.42 $109.41 $373.00 7636 963 8 0 99.12% 3.92%
Jul 10, 2016 7 $755,787.28 $1,125,028.00 -$31,834.72 $103.05 $373.00 7334 963 8 0 95.20% -1.68%
Jul 3, 2016 6 $787,622.00 $1,125,028.00 -$27,319.93 $105.52 $373.00 7464 963 8 0 96.88% 0.77%