Contact
Theatre: Vivian Beaumont
Status: Closed
(March 02, 2000 - September 01, 2002 )
  • Preview: March 2, 2000
  • Open: March 30, 2000
  • Close: September 1, 2002
Musical - Broadway Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs

"Contact" is a dance play conceived by Susan Stroman & John Weidman, which consists of three stories told in dance and dialogue. The play poses the question “Do you want to dance?” in exploring the obstacles that its cast of characters face as they struggle to connect with one another. The music ranges from Tchaikovsky to Stephane Grappelli to the Squirrel Nut Zippers.

For The Record:

“Contact” originated at Lincoln Center Theater’s Mitzi E Newhouse (10/7/99 - 1/2/00).

Total Gross: $60,218,526
Average Weekly Gross: $459,683
Total Gross Potential: 70%
Total Attendance: 931,293
Average Weekly Attendance: 84%

Staff & Creative Team

Casting Director:

Johnson-Liff Associates

Advertising Representative:

Berenter/Greenhouse & Webster

Production Stage Manager:

Thom Widmann

Book Writer:

John Weidman

Director & Choreographer:

Susan Stroman

Settings:

Thomas Lynch

Cast

Girl in a Yellow Dress  03/02/2000 - 09/02/2001
Husband/Bartender/Voice Messages  03/02/2000 - 02/25/2001
Wife  03/02/2000 - 09/02/2001
Michael Wiley  03/02/2000 - 09/02/2001
Frenchman/Uncle Vinnie/Johnny 03/02/2000 - 09/01/2002