One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
Theatre: Royale
Status: Closed
(March 16, 2001 - July 29, 2001 )
  • Preview: March 16, 2001
  • Open: April 8, 2001
  • Close: July 29, 2001
Play - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 35mins

The 1963 play by Dale Wasserman, based on the novel by Ken Kesey about the antics of the rebellious Randle Patrick McMurphy, who faked insanity to serve out his prison sentence for battery and gambling in a mental hospital. The head administrative nurse, Mildred Ratched, rules the ward with a mailed fist and with little medical oversight resulting in McMurphy leading a revolt against her.

For The Record:

The original production of “One Flew...” opened at the Cort on Nov 13, 1963 under the auspices of David Merrick  and  Edward  Lewis.  Alex  Segal  directed  a cast which included Kirk Douglas, Joan Tetzel, Ed Ames,  William  Daniels  &  Gene Wilder.

Total Gross: $6,477,718
Average Weekly Gross: $323,886
Total Gross Potential: 69%
Total Attendance: 122,341
Average Weekly Attendance: 81%

Cast

Randle P McMurphy 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Nurse Ratched 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Dale Harding 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Martini 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Scanlon 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Dr Spivey 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Candy Starr 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Patient #2 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001
Aide Warren 03/16/2001 - 07/29/2001