PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 22, 1990
Closing Date
Sep 02, 1990
1st Preview
Mar 13, 1990
1st Preview
Mar 13, 1990
Previews
11
Performances
188
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Cort Theatre
(Mar 22, 1990 - Sep 02, 1990)

Setting
Oklahoma and then California, 1938.

Book adapted by Frank Galati; Based on the novel by John Steinbeck; Incidental music by Michael Smith; Musical Director: Michael Smith
Directed by Frank Galati
Scenic Design by Kevin Rigdon; Lighting Design by Kevin Rigdon; Costume Design by Erin Quigley; Sound Design by Rob Milburn; Associate Lighting Design: Howard Werner
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Mitchell A. Weiss
Production Stage Manager: Malcolm Ewen; Stage Manager: Janet Friedman and Robyn Karen Taylor; Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi
Guitar: Michael Smith; Fiddle: Miriam Sturm and Rondi Reed; Harmonica, Saw, Jaw Harp, Banjo: L.J. Slavin; Accordian, Bass: William Schwarz and Jeremiah Birkett; Harmonica: Steve Ramsey
General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Dance consultant: Peter Amster; Fight direction by Michael Sokoloff; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Press Representative: Ellen Levene
The Man in the Barn's Son
Agricultural Officer
2nd Narrator
 
Elizabeth Sandry
Car Salesman
Willy
 
Mayer of Hooverville
Grampa
Connie Rivers
Aggie Wainwright
1st Narrator
 
Car Salesman
 
The Man Going Back
 
Weedpatch Camp Director
 
Mr. Wainwright
Gas Station Owner
 
Contractor
 
3rd Narrator
 
Hooper Ranch Guard
Jim Casy
Car Salesman
 
Camp Proprietor
The Man in the Barn
Rose of Sharon
Uncle John
Granma
Noah
Gas Station Attendant
Mrs. Wainwright
Agricultural Officer
Camp Nurse
Car Salesman
 
Hooper Ranch Bookkeeper
Tom Joad
Muley Graves
 
Floyd Knowles
Car Salesman
 
Deputy Sheriff
 
4th Narrator
Al's Girl
Understudies: Meghan Andrews (Ruthie), Jeremiah Birkett (Gas Station Attendant), P.J. Brown (4th Narrator, Car Salesman, Deputy Sheriff), Keith Byron-Kirk (1st Narrator, Weedpatch Camp Director, Mr. Wainwright, The Man in the Barn, The Man in the Barn's Son, Car Salesman), Ron Crawford (Grampa, Contractor, Gas Station Owner, 3rd Narrator, Hooper Ranch Guard, Camp Proprietor, Car Salesman), Kathryn Erbe (Rose of Sharon, Al's Girl, Camp Nurse), Michael Hartman (Pa), Terrance MacNamara (Uncle John), Tommy J. Michaels (Winfield), Jeff Perry (Tom Joad), Steve Ramsey (Al, Musician - Harmonica, Car Salesman), Rondi Reed (Ma, Musician - Fiddle), Theodore Schulz (Muley Graves, Floyd Knowles, Noah, Willy, Mayer of Hooverville), William Schwarz (Musician - Guitar), Nicola Sheara (Granma, Elizabeth Sandry, 2nd Narrator, Mrs. Wainwright), Eric Simonson (Connie Rivers), Rick Snyder (Jim Casy, The Man Going Back), Skipp Sudduth (Hooper Ranch Bookkeeper, Agricultural Officer, Car Salesman) and Jessica Wilder (Aggie Wainwright)

Cort Theatre (Mar 22, 1990 - Sep 02, 1990)

Cast

Winfield
Car Salesman
 
Hooper Ranch Bookkeeper
Muley Graves
 
Floyd Knowles

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1990 Nominee
Terry Kinney and Gary Sinise
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1990 Nominee
Lois Smith
 

Best Scenic Design

1990 Nominee
Scenic Design by Kevin Rigdon
 

Best Costume Design

1990 Nominee
Costume Design by Erin Quigley
 

Best Lighting Design

1990 Nominee
Lighting Design by Kevin Rigdon

Best Direction of a Play

1990 Winner
Directed by Frank Galati

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1990 Nominee
Gary Sinise
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1990 Nominee
Francis Guinan

Outstanding Director of a Play

1990 Winner
Directed by Frank Galati
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1990 Nominee
Lighting Design by Kevin Rigdon
 

Outstanding Set Design

1990 Nominee
Scenic Design by Kevin Rigdon
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