The Boys from Syracuse

The Boys from Syracuse
Theatre: American Airlines
Status: Closed
(July 25, 2002 - October 20, 2002 )
  • Rehearsal: June 11, 2002
  • Preview: July 25, 2002
  • Open: August 18, 2002
  • Close: October 20, 2002
Musical - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs

"The Boys from Syracuse" is the 1938 musical comedy based on Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” following master-and-slave sets of twins, separated at birth and causing confusion with their various spouses and love interests in ancient Greece.

For The Record:

The  original  production  of  “The  Boys  From Syracuse” opened at the Alvin (Neil Simon) on Nov  23,  1938  under  the  auspices  of  George  Abbott. Mr Abbott directed a cast which included Eddie Albert, Jimmy Savo, Teddy Hart, Ronald Graham,  Wynn Murray,  Muriel Angelus, Marcy  Wescott & Burl Ives. George Balanchine was the Choreographer.

Total Gross: $3,286,075
Average Weekly Gross: $252,775
Total Gross Potential: 51%
Total Attendance: 68,115
Average Weekly Attendance: 92%

Staff & Creative Team

Advertising Representative:

Eliran Murphy Group

Press Agent:

Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Production Stage Manager:

Peter Hanson

Book Writer:

George Abbott

Adaptation:

Nicky Silver

Lyricist:

Lorenz Hart

Director:

Scott Ellis

Choreographer:

Rob Ashford

Settings:

Thomas Lynch

Lighting:

Donald Holder

Orchestrations:

Don Sebesky

Musical Director:

David Loud

Cast

Aegon 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Luce 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Luciana 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Antipholus of Syracuse 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Seerees 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Courtesan 1 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Courtesan 2 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Madam 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Antipholus of Ephesus 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Duke of Ephesus 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Merchant of Ephesus 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Tailor  07/25/2002 - 08/18/2002
Dromio of Syracuse 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002
Dromio of Ephesus 07/25/2002 - 10/20/2002