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The Last Night of Ballyhoo   

Helen Hayes Theatre, (2/27/1997 - 6/28/1998)
First Preview: Feb 07, 1997 Total Previews: 24
Opening Date: Feb 27, 1997    
Closing Date: Jun 28, 1998 Total Performances: 556

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Adolph Freitag's house, at the Standard Club and aboard the Crescent Limited. Atlanta, Georgia. December, 1939.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver; Associate Producer: Valentina Fratti
Written by Alfred Uhry; Incidental music by Robert Waldman
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino; Assistant Director: Christopher Wigle
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Associate Costume Design: Ilona Somogyi; Assistant Lighting Design: Kenneth L. Schutz; Associate Sound Design: Marie Renee Foucher
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Peter Bogyo; Assistant Co. Mgr: Cheryl Rizzo
Technical Supervisor: Unitech II, Corp; Production Stage Manager: Franklin Keysar; Stage Manager: Bob E. Gasper
Casting: Jay Binder; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.
This play was commissioned for the 1996 Olympic Arts Festival by The Alliance Theatre Company
Cast
Arija Bareikis
Broadway debut
Sunny Freitag
(Feb 07, 1997 - Aug 24, 1997)
Terry Beaver
Broadway debut
Adolph Freitag
Jessica Hecht
Broadway debut
Lala Levy
(Feb 07, 1997 - Aug 24, 1997)
Dana Ivey
Boo Levy
(Feb 07, 1997 - Aug 24, 1997)
Stephen Largay
Broadway debut
Peachy Weil
Paul Rudd
Broadway debut
Joe Farkas
(Feb 07, 1997 - Jan 05, 1998)
Celia Weston
Reba Freitag
Standby: Mandy Fox (Lala Levy, Sunny Freitag), Robert Gomes (Joe Farkas, Peachy Weil), Philip LeStrange (Adolph Freitag) and Peggity Price (Boo Levy, Reba Freitag)
Tony Award®
winner 1997 Best Play [winner]
Written by Alfred Uhry; Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver
1997 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Terry Beaver
1997 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Dana Ivey
1997 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Celia Weston
Drama Desk Award
1997 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver; Written by Alfred Uhry
winner 1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Dana Ivey
1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Celia Weston
Pulitzer Prize
1997 for Drama [nominee]
Written by Alfred Uhry
Theatre World
winner 1997 Award [recipient]
Terry Beaver