The Life

The Life

Broadway
Musical
Original
SYNOPSIS: Cy Coleman, Ira Gasman and David Newman musicalize the lives of 1980s Times Square prostitutes, including Queen, who is hoping to escape; the cynical Sonia; and their menacing pimp, Memphis.
People (219)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1997 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
1997 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1997 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1997 Outstanding Music Winner
1997 Outstanding New Musical Winner
1997 Outstanding Orchestrations Nominee
Drama League
1997 Distinguished Production of a Musical Winner
1997 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1997 Best Musical Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1997 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1997 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1997 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Winner
Tony Award
1997 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1997 Book of a Musical Nominee
1997 Choreography Nominee
1997 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1997 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1997 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1997 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1997 Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1997 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1997 Musical Nominee
1997 Orchestrations Nominee
1997 Original Score Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of Jun 7, 1998) Total Current Gross: $18,961,995 Highest Weekly Gross: $373,628 (Week Ending Jun 22, 1997)   Average Ticket Price: $48.82 Average % Capacity: 73.25%

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
Jun 7, 1998 1 $244,328.00 $592,224.00 $64,399.00 $43.41 $75.00 5629 1076 8 0 65.39% 16.96%
May 31, 1998 52 $179,929.00 $592,224.00 -$67,332.00 $43.16 $75.00 4169 1076 8 0 48.43% -16.68%
May 24, 1998 51 $247,261.00 $592,224.00 $27,995.00 $44.11 $75.00 5605 1076 8 0 65.11% 7.85%
May 17, 1998 50 $219,266.00 $592,224.00 $7,176.00 $44.48 $75.00 4929 1076 8 0 57.26% 2.87%