The Tap Dance Kid

Broadway
Musical
Original
A young boy from an upper-middle-class black family nurses a dream to become a tap dancer, with the encouragement of his uncle and despite the disapproval of his father.

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1984 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
Theatre World
1984 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1984 Book of a Musical Nominee
1984 Choreography Winner
1984 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1984 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1984 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1984 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1984 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 11, 1985 10 $170,247.00 $0.00 $3,821.00 $25.62 $0.00 6645 1621 8 0 51.24% 0.58%
Aug 4, 1985 9 $166,426.00 $0.00 $24,469.00 $25.33 $0.00 6570 1621 8 0 50.66% 9.22%
Jul 28, 1985 8 $141,957.00 $0.00 -$9,517.00 $26.42 $0.00 5374 1621 8 0 41.44% -1.28%
Jul 21, 1985 7 $151,474.00 $0.00 $24,266.00 $27.34 $0.00 5540 1621 8 0 42.72% 6.79%