Sweet Charity

Musical
A New York taxi dancer is open-hearted but unlucky in love, until she meets a strait-laced claustrophobe and nurses him through an elevator jam, in this musical adaptation of the Federico Fellini film The Nights of Cabiria.
  • Music: Cy Coleman
  • Book: Neil Simon
  • Lyrics: Dorothy Fields
People (194)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1986 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1986 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1986 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Outstanding Orchestrations Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1986 Outstanding Choreography Winner
Theatre World
1986 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1986 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1986 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1986 Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1986 Revival (Play or Musical) Winner

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
Mar 15, 1987 41 $189,097.00 $0.00 $40,782.00 $28.85 $0.00 6554 1621 8 0 50.54% 16.75%
Mar 8, 1987 40 $148,315.00 $0.00 $500.00 $33.85 $0.00 4382 1621 8 0 33.79% -1.59%
Mar 1, 1987 39 $147,815.00 $0.00 -$47,875.00 $32.22 $0.00 4588 1621 8 0 35.38% -13.25%
Feb 22, 1987 38 $195,690.00 $0.00 -$37,348.00 $31.03 $0.00 6306 1621 8 0 48.63% -3.35%