Two Shakespearean Actors

Broadway
Play
Original
Richard Nelson's play dramatizes the 1849 incident in which legendary British actor William Charles Macready brought his interpretation of Macbeth to America, only to discover a young American actor, Edwin Forrest, was performing it at the same time, and audiences were willing to riot to show their preferences.
People (163)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1992 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
1992 Outstanding New Broadway Play Nominee
Tony Award
1992 Actor in a Play Nominee
1992 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1992 Direction of a Play Nominee
1992 Featured Actor in a Play Nominee
1992 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
Feb 9, 1992 36 $135,732.00 $0.00 $33,811.00 $17.00 $0.00 7986 1104 8 0 90.42% 17.97%
Feb 2, 1992 35 $101,921.00 $0.00 $27,805.00 $15.93 $0.00 6399 1104 8 0 72.45% 3.62%
Jan 26, 1992 34 $74,116.00 $0.00 -$10,444.00 $12.19 $0.00 6079 1104 8 0 68.83% 0.37%
Jan 19, 1992 33 $84,560.00 $0.00 -$10,493.00 $13.99 $0.00 6046 1104 5 3 68.46% -12.57%