PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 21, 1969
Closing Date
Jul 02, 1972
Previews
12
Performances
1,128
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Booth Theatre
(Oct 21, 1969 - Jul 02, 1972)

Setting
Don Baker's apartment on East 11th Street in New York.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Arthur Whitelaw, Max J. Brown and Byron Goldman; Associate Producer: Ruth Bailey
Written by Leonard Gershe; The song "Butterflies Are Free" by Steve Schwartz
Directed by Milton Katselas
Scenic Design by Richard Seger; Costume Design by Robert Mackintosh; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Hair Design by Joe Tubens
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss; Company Manager: David Wyler
Production Stage Manager: Elizabeth Caldwell; Assistant Stage Mgr: Preston Fischer
General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Cheryl Sue Dolby; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Don Baker
Mrs. Baker
Oct 21, 1969 - Oct 11, 1970
Jill Tanner
Oct 21, 1969 - Aug 29, 1970
Ralph Austin
Understudies: Pamela Kingsley (Jill Tanner), Jan Miner (Mrs. Baker) and Kipp Osborne (Don Baker, Ralph Austin)

Booth Theatre (Oct 21, 1969 - Jul 02, 1972)

Company Manager: John Corkill
Press Representative: Warren Pincus; Press Assistant: Milly Schoenbaum and Robert Satuloff

Cast

Mrs. Baker
Oct 13, 1970 - Sep 05, 1971
Mrs. Baker
Sep 07, 1971 - Jul 02, 1972
Jill Tanner
Aug 1971 - ?
Don Baker
Feb 08, 1972 - ?
Jill Tanner
Sep 01, 1970 - Aug 1971
Ralph Austin
Jul 1970 - ?
Richard Fasciano
Broadway debut
Ralph Austin
Ralph Austin
Jun 04, 1970 - Jul 1970
Don Baker
? - Feb 06, 1972
Don Baker
Michael Shannon
Broadway debut
Ralph Austin
Standby: Kathleen Miller (Jill Tanner)
Understudies: Lynn Archer (Mrs. Baker), Richard Backus (Don Baker, Ralph Austin), Kristina Callahan (Jill Tanner), Karen Grassle (Jill Tanner), Will Sharpe Marshall (Don Baker, Ralph Austin) and Patricia Wheel (Mrs. Baker)

Tony Award®

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1970 Winner
Blythe Danner
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1970 Nominee
Eileen Heckart
 

Best Direction of a Play

1970 Nominee
Directed by Milton Katselas

Theatre World

Award

1971 Recipient
Kipp Osborne
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