The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

Broadway
Play
David Edgar dramatizes Charles Dickens' novel as a two-part, eight-and-a-half-hour play, detailing the efforts of young, fatherless Nicholas to provide for his mother and sister, despite the obstacles provided by his distrusting uncle Ralph and Wackford Squeers, the odious schoolmaster who is his initial employer.
  • Music: Stephen Oliver
  • Playwright: Charles Dickens
  • Lyrics: Stephen Oliver
People (364)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1987 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1987 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
Tony Award
1987 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
Oct 12, 1986 19 $381,769.00 $0.00 $45,358.00 $93.66 $0.00 4076 1107 4 0 92.05% 10.82%
Oct 5, 1986 18 $336,411.00 $0.00 $4,359.00 $93.53 $0.00 3597 1107 4 0 81.23% 1.46%
Sep 28, 1986 17 $332,052.00 $0.00 $26,682.00 $94.01 $0.00 3532 1107 4 0 79.77% 4.97%
Sep 21, 1986 16 $305,370.00 $0.00 $74,323.00 $92.20 $0.00 3312 1107 4 0 74.80% 17.84%