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Vivian Beaumont Theatre , (4/29/1986 - 10/05/1986)
Plymouth Theatre , (10/14/1986 - 3/15/1987)
First Preview: Total Previews:0
Opening Date:Apr 29, 1986   
Closing Date:Mar 15, 1987 Total Performances:398

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: A cold apartment in Sunnyside Queens, New York City. October 4, 1965.
Comments: Transferred from the Mitzi Newhouse Theatre where it played 38 performances.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Originally presented in NYC at the Truck and Warehouse Theater (1971, 377 performances); Originally produced in NYC by Warren Lyons and Betty Ann Besch
Written by John Guare; Featuring songs by John Guare; Featuring songs with lyrics by John Guare; Piano music arranged and recorded by Rusty Magee
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Aural Fixation; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Lynn Landis
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Kate Stewart; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter J. Downing
LCT General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; LCT Director of Development: Barbara M. Groves; Casting: Billy Hopkins; Poster Design by James McMullan; Marketing: Ziff Marketing; Advertising: Russek Advertising
Cast
Danny Aiello Billy Einhorn
Ian Blackman El Dorado Bartender
M.P.
Jane Cecil Second Nun
Stockard Channing Bunny Flingus
Peter J. Downing El Dorado Bartender
White Man
Patricia Falkenhain Head Nun
Julie Hagerty Corrinna Stroller
Swoosie Kurtz Bananas Shaughnessy
John Mahoney
Broadway debut
Artie Shaughnessy
Ben Stiller Ronnie Shaughnessy
Ann Talman Little Nun
Understudies: Ian Blackman (Ronnie Shaughnessy), Jane Cecil (Head Nun), Peter J. Downing (M.P.), Brian Evers (Artie Shaughnessy, Billy Einhorn, White Man), Kathleen McKiernan (Bananas Shaughnessy, Little Nun, Second Nun) and Melodie Somers (Bunny Flingus, Corrinna Stroller)
Tony Award®
 1986 Best Play [nominee]
Written by John Guare; Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
winner 1986 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
John Mahoney
winner 1986 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Swoosie Kurtz
 1986 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Stockard Channing
winner 1986 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Tony Walton
 1986 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Ann Roth
 1986 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Paul Gallo
winner 1986 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Jerry Zaks
Theatre World
nominee 1986 Award [recipient]
Julie Hagerty
Drama Desk Award
 1986 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
John Mahoney
 1986 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Stockard Channing
 1986 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Swoosie Kurtz
winner 1986 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner]
Directed by Jerry Zaks
winner 1986 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Tony Walton
winner 1986 Outstanding Revival [winner]
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)