The Most Happy Fella

Broadway
Musical
Comedy
A middle-aged Italian vineyard owner falls in love with a pretty waitress from afar, sends her the picture of his handsome foreman, and convinces her to move to his California vineyard and marry him, in Frank Loesser's musical adaptation of Sidney Howard's play They Knew What They Wanted.
People (167)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1992 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1992 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1992 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1992 Outstanding Revival Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1992 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1992 Outstanding Revival of a Musical Nominee
Theatre World
1992 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1992 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1992 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1992 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1992 Revival (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
Aug 30, 1992 13 $187,116.00 $0.00 $11,844.00 $31.87 $0.00 5872 753 8 0 97.48% 5.03%
Aug 23, 1992 12 $175,272.00 $0.00 -$140.00 $31.47 $0.00 5569 753 8 0 92.45% 0.38%
Aug 16, 1992 11 $175,412.00 $0.00 $9,325.00 $31.63 $0.00 5546 753 8 0 92.07% 3.91%
Aug 9, 1992 10 $166,087.00 $0.00 $22,111.00 $31.27 $0.00 5311 753 8 0 88.16% 15.60%