Speed-the-Plow

Speed-the-Plow

Broadway
Play
Original
SYNOPSIS: David Mamet satirizes Hollywood's chasm between business and art as two powerful producers debate whether to produce a spiritual novel or a surefire blockbuster.
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Awards

Drama Desk Award
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
1988 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
1988 Outstanding New Play Nominee
Tony Award
1988 Best Actor in a Play Winner
1988 Best Direction of a Play Nominee
1988 Play Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of Jan 1, 1989) Total Current Gross: $5,543,129 Highest Weekly Gross: $211,800 (Week Ending Jul 10, 1988)   Average Ticket Price: $22.25 Average % Capacity: 75.16%

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 1, 1989 31 $143,854.00 $0.00 $99,763.00 $22.42 $0.00 6417 1048 8 0 76.54% 40.16%
Dec 25, 1988 30 $44,091.00 $0.00 -$14,740.00 $14.46 $0.00 3050 1048 8 0 36.38% -3.76%
Dec 18, 1988 29 $58,831.00 $0.00 -$24,595.00 $17.48 $0.00 3365 1048 8 0 40.14% -17.16%
Dec 11, 1988 28 $83,426.00 $0.00 $7,615.00 $17.37 $0.00 4804 1048 8 0 57.30% 4.33%
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