Seven Guitars

Play
Original
In Pittsburgh's Hill District in 1948, an aspiring blues musician returns home for the woman he loves, an ailing old man hopes for an heir to carry on his name, and three women cope with betrayal and disappointment.
  • Playwright: August Wilson
People (116)

Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1996 Most Promising Male Performer Winner
Drama Desk Award
1996 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
1996 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1996 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1996 Outstanding Play Nominee
1996 Outstanding Set Design for a Play Winner
Drama League
1996 Distinguished Production of a Play Winner
1996 Outstanding New Broadway Play Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1996 Best Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1996 Outstanding Director of a Play Winner
1996 Outstanding New Broadway Play Nominee
1996 Special Award Winner
Theatre World
1996 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1996 Direction of a Play Nominee
1996 Featured Actor in a Play Winner
1996 Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1996 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1996 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1996 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1996 Play Nominee
1996 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee

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
Sep 8, 1996 15 $223,340.00 $0.00 $41,027.00 $35.25 $60.00 6335 947 8 0 83.62% 33.54%
Sep 1, 1996 14 $182,313.00 $0.00 $34,503.00 $48.05 $60.00 3794 947 8 0 50.08% -10.23%
Aug 25, 1996 13 $147,810.00 $0.00 -$11,077.00 $32.35 $60.00 4569 947 8 0 60.31% -5.70%
Aug 18, 1996 12 $158,887.00 $0.00 $1,403.00 $31.77 $60.00 5001 947 8 0 66.01% -2.40%