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Longacre Theatre , (3/27/1997 - 6/08/1997)
First Preview:Mar 13, 1997 Total Previews:17
Opening Date:Mar 27, 1997   
Closing Date:Jun 08, 1997 Total Performances:84

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Spring, 1950. Houston, Texas.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by David Richenthal, Anita Waxman and Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director); Produced in association with The Goodman Theatre (Robert Falls, Artistic Director; Roche Schulfer, Executive Director) and Robert Cole; Associate Producer: Joan Levy Finkelstein
World premiere originally produced by The Signature Theatre Company (James Houghton, Artistic Director; Thomas C. Proehl, Managing Director); Second production in October 1995 by Huntington Theatre Company (Peter Altman, Producing Director; Michael Maso, Managing Director); Produced in January 1997 by The Goodman Theatre (Robert Falls, Artistic Director; Roche Schulfer, Executive Director)
Written by Horton Foote; Incidental music by Richard Woodbury
Directed by Robert Falls
Scenic Design by Thomas Lynch; Costume Design by David C. Woolard; Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls; Sound Design by Richard Woodbury
General Manager: Robert Cole Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Steven Chaikelson
Technical Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan; Production Stage Manager: Susie Cordon; Stage Manager: John Handy
Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Assistant to the Director: Abigail Deser; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.; Art by Fraver; Marketing: FourFront, Inc.
Cast
Shirley Knight Lily Dale Kidder
Rip Torn Will Kidder
William Biff McGuire Pete Davenport
Kevin Breznahan Carson
Marcus Giamatti Tom Jackson
Pat Nesbit Miss Lacey
Stephen Trovillion Ted Cleveland, Jr.
Jacqueline Williams Clara
Beatrice Winde Etta Doris Meneffree
Understudies: Phyllis Bash (Clara, Etta Doris Meneffree), William Cain (Pete Davenport), Nada Rowand (Lily Dale Kidder, Miss Lacey), Edward Seamon (Will Kidder) and Tim Williams (Carson, Ted Cleveland, Jr., Tom Jackson)
Tony Award®
 1997 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Horton Foote; Produced by David Richenthal, Anita Waxman and Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director); Produced in association with The Goodman Theatre (Robert Falls, Artistic Director; Roche Schulfer, Executive Director) and Robert Cole
 1997 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Shirley Knight
 1997 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
William Biff McGuire
Drama Desk Award
 1997 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Shirley Knight
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1995 for Drama [winner]
Written by Horton Foote