The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Broadway
Musical
Original
In the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens's last, unfinished novel, the audience gets to decide who murdered the mysterious orphan Edwin Drood, with the musical presented in the style of a Victorian music hall, with a master of ceremonies, a woman playing Drood and other conventions of the period.
People (260)

Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1986 Most Promising Female Performer Winner
Drama Desk Award
1986 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1986 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Nominee
1986 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Outstanding Book of a Musical Winner
1986 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1986 Outstanding Director of a Musical Winner
1986 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1986 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
1986 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1986 Outstanding Music Winner
1986 Outstanding Musical Winner
1986 Outstanding Orchestrations Winner
1986 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1986 Outstanding Costume Design Winner
1986 Outstanding Lighting Design Winner
1986 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Winner
1986 Outstanding Set Design Winner
Theatre World
1986 Theatre World Award Winner
1986 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1986 Actor in a Musical Winner
1986 Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Book of a Musical Winner
1986 Choreography Nominee
1986 Direction of a Musical Winner
1986 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1986 Featured Actor in a Musical Nominee
1986 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1986 Musical Winner
1986 Original Score 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
May 17, 1987 50 $233,410.00 $0.00 $22,268.00 $27.92 $0.00 8360 1425 8 0 73.33% 6.09%
May 10, 1987 49 $211,142.00 $0.00 -$11,206.00 $27.55 $0.00 7665 1425 8 0 67.24% -4.48%
May 3, 1987 48 $222,348.00 $0.00 -$23,404.00 $27.20 $0.00 8176 1425 8 0 71.72% -5.74%
Apr 26, 1987 47 $245,752.00 $0.00 -$25,777.00 $27.83 $0.00 8830 1425 8 0 77.46% -7.68%