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Morosco Theatre , (11/02/1980 - 1/03/1981)
First Preview:Oct 28, 1980 Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Nov 02, 1980   
Closing Date:Jan 03, 1981 Total Performances:64

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small town just South of Dublin. The present.


Production Staff
Theatre Leased by Lester Osterman; Theatre Operated by L-O Management Corporation (Lester Osterman, Managing Dir.; Richard Horner, Gen. Mgr.; Allan Francis, Comptroller)
Produced by Lester Osterman, Richard Horner, Hinks Shimberg and Freydberg-Cutler-Diamond Productions; Associate Producer: Lynne Stuart and Spencer Berlin
Originally produced at The Citadel Theatre (Joseph Shoctor, Founder)
Written by Hugh Leonard
Directed by Peter Coe
Scenic Design by Robert Fletcher; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss
General Manager: Malcolm Allen; Company Manager: Stanley D. Silver
Production Stage Manager: Elliott Woodruff; Stage Manager: Eileen Haring
Casting: Lynne Stuart; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Press Representative: Patricia McLean Krawitz, Martin Shwartz and Warren Knowlton
Cast
Roy Dotrice Drumm
Pat Hingle Kearns
Aideen O'Kelly Mary
Helen Stenborg Dolly
Dana Delany
Broadway debut
Dorothy
young Dolly
David Ferry Lar
young Kearns
Adam Redfield
Broadway debut
Desmond
young Drumm
Lauren Thompson Mibs
young Mary
Understudies: Terry Finn (Dorothy, Mibs), Chris Hagan (Desmond, Lar), Dermot McNamara (Drumm, Kearns) and Sylvia Short (Dolly, Mary)
Tony Award®
 1981 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Hugh Leonard; Produced by Lester Osterman, Richard Horner, Hinks Shimberg and Freydberg-Cutler-Diamond Productions
 1981 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Roy Dotrice
 1981 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Adam Redfield
 1981 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Peter Coe
Theatre World
nominee 1981 Award [recipient]
Adam Redfield