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New Apollo Theatre , (11/05/1980 - 1/24/1982)
First Preview:Oct 28, 1980 Total Previews:9
Opening Date:Nov 05, 1980   
Closing Date:Jan 24, 1982 Total Performances:511

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Talley Place, a farm near Lebanon, Missouri. Early evening, Independence Day, 1977, and the following morning.
Comments: Transferred from Off-Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Midtown Theatre Corporation
Produced by Jerry Arrow, Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President)
Originally presented at The Circle Repertory Company
Written by Lanford Wilson; Song, "Your Loving Eyes," by Jonathan Hogan
Directed by Marshall W. Mason
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Laura Crow; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Sound Design by Chuck London; Assistant to Mr. Beatty: Ron Placzek; Assistant to Mr. Parichy: Stephen Ross; Personal Asst. to Ms. Crow: Fran Rosenthal; Assistant to Ms. Crow: JuliAnne De Chaine; Assistant to Mr. London: Rick Santiago
General Manager: Belbrook Management; Company Manager: Thomas Shovestull
Production Stage Manager: Fred Reinglas; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jody Boese; Technical Consultant: Michael Sulsona
General Press Representative: Max Eisen and Barbara Glenn; Press Associate: Lenny Traube; Advertising: Great Scott Advertising; Photographer: Martha Swope and Albert Bray; Assistant to Mr. Mason: Bruce McCarty; Production Assistant: Liz Rothberg; Press Representative: Francine L. Trevens
Cast
Christopher Reeve Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Mary Carver Sally Friedman
Jeff Daniels Jed Jenkins
Jonathan Hogan John Landis
Swoosie Kurtz Gwen Landis
Joyce Reehling June Talley
Danton Stone Weston Hurley
Amy Wright Shirley Talley
Understudies: Tanya Berezin (Gwen Landis, June Talley), Jane Fleiss (Shirley Talley), Lindsey Ginter (John Landis, Weston Hurley), Edith Larkin (Sally Friedman) and Timothy Shelton (Jed Jenkins, Kenneth Talley, Jr.)
Tony Award®
 1981 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Lanford Wilson; Produced by Jerry Arrow, Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President)
winner 1981 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Swoosie Kurtz
 1981 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
John Lee Beatty
 1981 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Dennis Parichy
 1981 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Marshall W. Mason
Drama Desk Award
 1981 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by Jerry Arrow, Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President); Written by Lanford Wilson
 1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Jeff Daniels
winner 1981 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Swoosie Kurtz
 1981 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Dennis Parichy
winner 1981 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
 1978 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Originally presented at The Circle Repertory Company; Written by Lanford Wilson