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Broadhurst Theatre, (12/20/1972 - 10/27/1973)
Shubert Theatre, (10/30/1973 - 2/09/1974)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (2/11/1974 - 4/21/1974)
First Preview: Dec 18, 1972 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Dec 20, 1972    
Closing Date: Apr 21, 1974 Total Performances: 538

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: An apartment in an old hotel on upper Broadway in New York City, a television studio and Willie's apartment. The present.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Executive Directors: Irving Goldman, Bernard B. Jacobs, Gerald Schoenfeld)
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg and Eugene V. Wolsk
Originally produced by Nancy Enterprises, Inc.
Written by Neil Simon; All voices and instruments in "Lipton Tea Commerical" by Don Elliott; "Lipton Tea Commercial" arranged by Lee Schumer
Directed by Alan Arkin
Scenic Design by Kert Lundell; Costume Design by Albert Wolsky; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser
General Manager: Jose Véga
Stage Manager: Tom Porter; Production Supervisor: Tom Porter
Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc., Harvey B. Sabinson and Cheryl Sue Dolby; Casting: Otto & Windsor; Assistant to the Director: Ted Chapin; Advertising: Ingram Ash, Matthew Serino and The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Jack AlbertsonWillie Clark
Sam LeveneAl Lewis
Lewis J. StadlenBen Silverman
John BatisteEddie
Minnie GentryRegistered Nurse
Lee MeredithSketch Nurse
Beatrice TremaineTelevision Announcer
Recorded voice only
Joe YoungPatient
Understudies: John Batiste (Ben Silverman), Cynthia Belgrave (Registered Nurse), Clement Fowler (Al Lewis), Darlene Parks (Sketch Nurse) and George Rando (Eddie, Patient)
Tony Award®
 1973 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Neil Simon ;  Produced by Emanuel Azenberg and Eugene V. Wolsk
 1973 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Jack Albertson
 1973 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Alan Arkin
Drama Desk Award
winner 1973 Outstanding Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Jack Albertson