Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Theatre: Richard Rodgers
Status: Closed
(March 11, 2011 - July 03, 2011 )
  • Preview: March 11, 2011
  • Open: March 31, 2011
  • Close: July 3, 2011
Play - New York Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs 10mins

A darkly comic tale narrated by a tiger held captive in the Baghdad Zoo.  The play follows the intertwined lives of two American marines and one Iraqi gardener as they search through the rubble of war for friendship, redemption and a toilet seat made of gold.

For The Record:

“Bengal Tiger...” had its World Premiere at Los Angeles’s Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre in 2009, and was then remounted by CTG at the Mark Taper Forum in Spring 2010.

Total Gross: $7,889,821
Average Weekly Gross: $464,107
Total Gross Potential: 38%
Total Attendance: 97,721
Average Weekly Attendance: 56%

Staff & Creative Team

General Manager:

Richards Climan Inc

Company Manager:

Lizz Cone

Technical Supervisor:

Brian Lynch

Advertising Representative:

SPOTCo

Production Stage Manager:

Beverly Jenkins

Author:

Rajiv Joseph

Director:

Moises Kaufman

Settings:

Derek McLane

Costumes:

David Zinn

Lighting:

David Lander

Cast

Tiger 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Musa 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Tom 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Kev 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Iraqi Woman 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Leper 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Iraqi Man 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Hadia 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011
Iraqi Teenager 03/11/2011 - 07/03/2011