Grind

Broadway
Musical
Original
In a Depression-era burlesque theatre, a black comic attempts to build a relationship with a stripper, an Irish ex-terrorist haunted by his past takes a job as a stooge for a blind comic, and everyone must confront their own hardships and the racism that divides the company.

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1985 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1985 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1985 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1985 Outstanding Lyrics Nominee
1985 Outstanding Music Nominee
1985 Outstanding Orchestrations Nominee
1985 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
Theatre World
1985 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1985 Book of a Musical Nominee
1985 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1985 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1985 Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1985 Musical Nominee
1985 Original Score Nominee
1985 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
Jun 16, 1985 2 $146,812.00 $0.00 -$42,441.00 $29.82 $0.00 4924 1591 8 0 38.69% -6.89%
Jun 9, 1985 1 $189,253.00 $0.00 $0.00 $32.62 $0.00 5801 1591 8 0 45.58% 0.00%