Big River

Broadway
Musical
Original
In Roger Miller and William Hauptman's musical adaptation of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, rebellious teenager Huck takes off on a raft with runaway slave Jim, encountering conmen, an orphaned family and bigotry along the way.
People (267)

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1985 Outstanding Costume Design Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1985 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1985 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1985 Outstanding Lyrics Winner
1985 Outstanding Music Winner
1985 Outstanding Orchestrations Winner
1985 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1985 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1985 Book of a Musical Winner
1985 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1985 Direction of a Musical Winner
1985 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner
1985 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1985 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1985 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1985 Musical Winner
1985 Original Score Winner
1985 Scenic Design (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
Sep 20, 1987 16 $150,224.00 $0.00 $0.00 $25.13 $0.00 5979 1018 8 0 73.42% 0.00%
Sep 13, 1987 15 $150,224.00 $0.00 -$12,243.00 $25.13 $0.00 5979 1018 8 0 73.42% 2.37%
Sep 6, 1987 14 $162,467.00 $0.00 -$25,426.00 $28.08 $0.00 5786 1018 8 0 71.05% -7.35%
Aug 30, 1987 13 $187,893.00 $0.00 $8,905.00 $29.43 $0.00 6385 1018 8 0 78.40% 3.95%