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Children of a Lesser God   

 
Longacre Theatre, (3/30/1980 - 5/16/1982)
First Preview: Mar 22, 1980 Total Previews: 9
Opening Date: Mar 30, 1980    
Closing Date: May 16, 1982 Total Performances: 887

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Dasha Epstein and Ron Dante; Associate Producer: William P. Wingate and Kenneth Brecher
Originally produced by Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director)
Written by Mark Medoff
Directed by Gordon Davidson
Scenic Design by Thomas A. Walsh; Costume Design by Nancy Potts; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Assistant to Mr. Musser: Curt Ostermann; Assistant to Ms. Potts: Kenneth M. Yount
General Manager: Jose Véga; Company Manager: Lilli Afan
Production Stage Manager: Mark Wright; Stage Manager: Jonathan Barlow Lee; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Kendall; Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi
Press Representative: Bill Evans and Howard Atlee; Special Casting: T.N.I. Casting, Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Sign Language Consultant: Lou Fant; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Martha Swope; Assistant to the Producer: Leslie Butler; Press Associate: Bruce Cohen, Leslie Anderson and Jim Baldassare; Assistant to Mr. Davidson: April Webster
Cast
Phyllis FrelichSarah Norman
John RubinsteinJames Leeds
Scotty BlochMrs. Norman
William FrankfatherMr. Franklin
Julianne GoldLydia
Lucy MartinEdna Klein
Lewis MerkinOrin Dennis
Understudies: Jill André (Edna Klein, Mrs. Norman), A. Linda Bove (Sarah Norman), Howard Brunner (Mr. Franklin), Nanci Jagielski (Lydia), Richard Kendall (Orin Dennis) and Robert Steinberg (James Leeds)
Tony Award®
winner 1980 Best Play [winner] 
 Written by Mark Medoff ;  Produced by Emanuel Azenberg , The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) , Dasha Epstein and Ron Dante
winner 1980 Best Actor in Play [winner] 
  John Rubinstein
winner 1980 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Phyllis Frelich
 1980 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Gordon Davidson
Drama Desk Award
winner 1980 Outstanding New Play [winner] 
 Produced by Emanuel Azenberg , The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) , Dasha Epstein and Ron Dante ;  Written by Mark Medoff
winner 1980 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner] 
  John Rubinstein
 1980 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Phyllis Frelich
 1980 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 
 Directed by Gordon Davidson
 1980 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Tharon Musser