Our Country's Good

Our Country's Good

Broadway
Play
Original
SYNOPSIS: In Timberlake Wertenbaker's dramatization of a real-life incident and Thomas Keneally's novel The Playmaker, it is 1788, and a Royal Marine lieutenant directs several of the criminals and misfits banished to the new British colony of Australia in the first play the country has produced, gradually winning the skeptical fledgling actors over to the magic of the theatre.
People (104)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1991 Best Foreign Play Winner
Tony Award
1991 Actor in a Play Nominee
1991 Actress in a Play Nominee
1991 Direction of a Play Nominee
1991 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1991 Featured Actress in a Play Nominee
1991 Play 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
Jun 9, 1991 1 $80,651.00 $0.00 $21,237.00 $13.58 $0.00 5937 1160 8 0 63.98% 13.97%
Jun 2, 1991 52 $59,414.00 $0.00 -$18,188.00 $12.80 $0.00 4641 1160 8 0 50.01% -14.94%
May 26, 1991 51 $77,602.00 $0.00 -$7,633.00 $12.88 $0.00 6027 1160 8 0 64.95% 2.79%
May 19, 1991 50 $85,235.00 $0.00 $21,872.00 $14.78 $0.00 5768 1160 8 0 62.16% 4.98%