How I Learned to Drive (Broadway, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 2022) | Playbill

How I Learned to Drive

Broadway
Drama
One Act
Revival
The thrilling spring 2022 Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece How I Learned to Drive reunites the two original stars with their award–winning director for a new production. Tony Award® winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof) and Tony nominee David Morse (The Iceman Cometh) head the cast of this remarkably timely and moving memory play about a woman coming to terms with a charismatic uncle who impacts her past, present and future life. Directing is Mark Brokaw (Heisenberg).

SYNOPSIS: 1998 Pulitzer Prize winner.
A young woman's coming-of-age in the 1960's and 70's is defined by driving lessons provided by her uncle, lessons which extend well beyond learning the rules of the road.

SCHEDULE:
May 24–May 29: Tuesday @7pm, Wednesday @2pm and 7pm, Thursday @7pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2pm and 8pm, Sunday @2pm

Manhattan Theatre Club is maintaining its vaccine mandate.

  • Running Time: 1 hour 30 minutes, no intermission
  • playwright: Paula Vogel
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Awards

Drama League
2022 Distinguished Performance Nominee
2022 Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2022 Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play Nominee
2022 Special Achievement Award Winner
2022 Special Achievement Award Winner
2022 Special Achievement Award Winner
Tony Award
2022 Best Revival of a Play Nominee
2022 Best Actor in a Play Nominee
2022 Best Actress in a Play Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of May 22, 2022) Total Current Gross: $2,350,122.00 Highest Weekly Gross: $370,367.00 (Week Ending May 22, 2022)   Average Ticket Price: $73.48 Average % Capacity: 85.03%

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 22, 2022 52 $370,367.00 $5,442.00 $87.35 $299.00 4,240 637 8 0 83.20% -1.98%
May 15, 2022 51 $364,925.00 $47,908.00 $84.06 $299.00 4,341 637 8 0 85.18% 2.35%
May 8, 2022 50 $317,017.00 $5,987.00 $75.10 $299.00 4,221 637 8 0 82.83% -13.72%
May 1, 2022 49 $311,030.00 $45,200.00 $72.25 $299.00 4,305 637 7 0 96.55% 6.78%
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