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Helen Hayes Theatre , (2/27/1997 - 6/28/1998)
First Preview:Feb 07, 1997 Total Previews:24
Opening Date:Feb 27, 1997   
Closing Date:Jun 28, 1998 Total Performances:556

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Adolph Freitag's house, at the Standard Club and aboard the Crescent Limited. Atlanta, Georgia. December, 1939.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver; Associate Producer: Valentina Fratti
Written by Alfred Uhry; Incidental music by Robert Waldman
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino; Assistant Director: Christopher Wigle
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Associate Costume Design: Ilona Somogyi; Assistant Lighting Design: Kenneth L. Schutz; Associate Sound Design: Marie Renee Foucher
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Peter Bogyo; Assistant Co. Mgr: Cheryl Rizzo
Technical Supervisor: Unitech II, Corp; Production Stage Manager: Franklin Keysar; Stage Manager: Bob E. Gasper
Casting: Jay Binder; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc. and Jon Bierman
This play was commissioned for the 1996 Olympic Arts Festival by The Alliance Theatre Company
Arija Bareikis Sunny Freitag
Terry Beaver Adolph Freitag
Jessica Hecht Lala Levy
Dana Ivey Boo Levy
Stephen Largay Peachy Weil
Paul Rudd Joe Farkas (Jan 05, 1998)
Celia Weston Reba Freitag
Standbys: Mandy Fox (Lala Levy, Sunny Freitag), Robert Gomes (Joe Farkas, Peachy Weil), Philip LeStrange (Adolph Freitag) and Peggity Price (Boo Levy, Reba Freitag)
Tony Award®
winner 1997 Best Play [winner]
Written by Alfred Uhry; Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver
 1997 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Terry Beaver
 1997 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Dana Ivey
 1997 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Celia Weston
Theatre World
nominee 1997 Award [recipient]
Terry Beaver
Drama Desk Award
 1997 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver; Written by Alfred Uhry
winner 1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Dana Ivey
 1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Celia Weston
Pulitzer Prize
 1997 for Drama [nominee]
Written by Alfred Uhry