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Prelude to a Kiss   

Helen Hayes Theatre, (5/01/1990 - 5/19/1991)
First Preview: Apr 29, 1990 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: May 01, 1990    
Closing Date: May 19, 1991 Total Performances: 440

Category: Play, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Christopher Gould, Suzanne Golden and Dodger Productions; Associate Producer: Lawrence J. Wilker
Originally produced by The Circle Repertory Company; Commissioned and originally produced by South Coast Repertory (David Emmes, Producing Artistic Director, Martin Benson, Artistic Director)
Written by Craig Lucas
Directed by Norman René
Scenic Design by Loy Arcenas; Costume Design by Walker Hicklin; Lighting Design by Debra J. Kletter; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Hair and Wig Design by Bobby H. Grayson; Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White
General Manager: David, Strong, Warner, Inc.; Company Manager: Douglas C. Baker
Production Stage Manager: James Harker; Stage Manager: M. A. Howard
Assistant to Craig Lucas: Ben Pesner; General Press Representative: The Joshua Ellis Office; Press Consultant: Gary Murphy; Advertising: LeDonne & Wilner; Logo Design by Doug Johnson; Casting Consultant: LaPadura-Hart; Photographer: Gerry Goodstein and Bob Marshak; Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown
Timothy HuttonPeter
Mary-Louise ParkerRita
Barnard HughesOld Man
Craig BockhornMinister
Larry BryggmanDr. Boyle
L. Peter CallenderTom
Jamaican Waiter
Brian CousinsEnsemble
John DossettTaylor
Kimberly DudwittEnsemble
Debra MonkMrs. Boyle
Michael Warren PowellUncle Fred
Joyce ReehlingAunt Dorothy
Understudies: Brian Cousins (Peter, Taylor), Cynthia Darlow (Aunt Dorothy, Leah, Mrs. Boyle), John Dossett (Peter), Kimberly Dudwitt (Rita), Susan Gabriel (Aunt Dorothy, Leah, Rita), Ron Parady (Dr. Boyle, Minister, Old Man, Uncle Fred), Wyman Pendleton (Minister, Old Man, Uncle Fred), Michael Warren Powell (Dr. Boyle), Joyce Reehling (Mrs. Boyle) and Monté Russell (Jamaican Waiter, Minister, Tom)
Pulitzer Prize
 1991 for Drama [nominee] 
 Written by Craig Lucas
Theatre World
winner 1990 Award [recipient] 
  Mary-Louise Parker
Tony Award®
 1990 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Craig Lucas ;  Produced by Christopher Gould , Suzanne Golden and Dodger Productions
 1990 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Mary-Louise Parker
Drama Desk Award
 1990 Outstanding New Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Christopher Gould , Suzanne Golden and Dodger Productions ;  Written by Craig Lucas
 1990 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Mary-Louise Parker
 1990 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 
 Directed by Norman René