PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 04, 1981
Closing Date
Feb 13, 1983
1st Preview
Oct 23, 1981
1st Preview
Oct 23, 1981
Previews
13
Performances
535
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
John Golden Theatre
(Nov 04, 1981 - Feb 13, 1983)

Setting
Hazelhurst, Mississippi. Five years after Hurricane Camille.

Written by Beth Henley
Directed by Melvin Bernhardt
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Patricia McGourty; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Sound Design by Lou Shapiro
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Managerial Associate: Sam Crothers; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro; Assistant Co. Mgr: Mary Kelley
Production Stage Manager: James Pentecost; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Caine
Special Effects by Chic Silber
Production Coordinator: Brent Peek; General Press Representative: Hunt / Pucci Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Casting: Shirley Rich; MTC Casting: Deborah Brown; Photographer: Martha Swope and Gerry Goodstein
Babe Botrelle
Oct 23, 1981 - Aug 01, 1982
Meg MaGrath
Lenny MaGrath
Barnette Lloyd
Doc Porter
Chick Boyle
Understudies: Susan Greenhill (Babe Botrelle, Chick Boyle), Harley Venton (Doc Porter, Barnette Lloyd) and Caryn West (Meg MaGrath, Lenny MaGrath)

John Golden Theatre (Nov 04, 1981 - Feb 13, 1983)

Press Representative: James Sapp

Cast

Barnette Lloyd
Meg MaGrath
Holly Hunter
Broadway debut
Meg MaGrath
Lenny MaGrath
Babe Botrelle
Aug 03, 1982 - ?
Doc Porter
Lenny MaGrath
Standby: Richard Cottrell (Doc Porter, Barnette Lloyd)

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1982 Nominee
Mia Dillon and Mary Beth Hurt
 

Best Direction of a Play

1982 Nominee
Directed by Melvin Bernhardt

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1981 Winner
Written by Beth Henley

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Play

 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1981 Nominee
Mary Beth Hurt
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

1981 Nominee
Directed by Melvin Bernhardt

Theatre World

Award

1982 Recipient
Lizbeth MacKay
Peter MacNicol
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