The Invention of Love

The Invention of Love
Theatre: Lyceum
Status: Closed
(March 01, 2001 - June 30, 2001 )
  • Preview: March 1, 2001
  • Open: March 29, 2001
  • Close: June 30, 2001
Play - New York Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs 30mins

A new play by Tom Stoppard (“Arcadia”) about the Victorian poet A E Housman.

For The Record:

“The Invention of Love” had its World Premiere on Oct 1, 1997 in London at the RNT. Richard Eyre directed a cast headed by John Wood and Paul Rhys. Its American Premiere took place at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco CA on 1/12/00 (to 2/6). 

Total Gross: $3,918,862
Average Weekly Gross: $217,715
Total Gross Potential: 58%
Total Attendance: 104,598
Average Weekly Attendance: 83%

Staff & Creative Team

Casting Director:

Daniel Swee at Lincoln Center Theater

Advertising Representative:

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Production Stage Manager:

Susie Cordon

Author:

Tom Stoppard

Director:

Jack O'Brien

Settings & Costumes:

Bob Crowley

Lighting:

Brian MacDevitt

Cast

A.E. Houseman, aged 77 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
A.E. Houseman, aged 18-26 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
Bunthorne/Oscar Wilde 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
Katherine Houseman 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
Moses John Jackson 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
Benjamin Jowett/Henry Labouchere 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
W.T. Stead/Mark Pattison 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
Chamberlain 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
Walter Pater/Frank Harris 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001
Alfred William Pollard 03/01/2001 - 06/30/2001