M. Butterfly

M. Butterfly

Broadway
Drama
Original
SYNOPSIS: A French diplomat falls in love with a Chinese opera singer, who turns out to be a spy — and a man — in David Henry Hwang's Tony Award-winning play, which is based on a real-life incident.
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Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1988 Most Promising Male Performer Winner
Drama Desk Award
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
1988 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
1988 Outstanding Director of a Play Winner
1988 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Winner
1988 Outstanding New Play Winner
1988 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1988 Best Play Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1988 John Gassner Award Winner
1988 Outstanding Debut Performance Winner
1988 Outstanding New Broadway Play Winner
Theatre World
1988 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1988 Actor in a Play Nominee
1988 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1988 Direction of a Play Winner
1988 Featured Actor in a Play Winner
1988 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1988 Play Winner
1988 Scenic Design (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
Jan 28, 1990 35 $125,007.00 $0.00 $5,835.00 $30.69 $0.00 4073 1059 8 0 48.08% 1.89%
Jan 21, 1990 34 $119,172.00 $0.00 -$16,247.00 $30.46 $0.00 3913 1059 8 0 46.19% -5.38%
Jan 14, 1990 33 $135,419.00 $0.00 -$2,850.00 $31.00 $0.00 4369 1059 8 0 51.57% -7.16%
Jan 7, 1990 32 $138,269.00 $0.00 -$92,556.00 $27.79 $0.00 4976 1059 8 0 58.73% -36.99%