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Crimes of the Heart   

John Golden Theatre, (11/04/1981 - 2/13/1983)
First Preview: Oct 23, 1981 Total Previews: 13
Opening Date: Nov 04, 1981    
Closing Date: Feb 13, 1983 Total Performances: 535

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Hazelhurst, Mississippi. Five years after Hurricane Camille.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President), Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards and Francine LeFrak; Associate Producer: Ethel Watt
New York Premiere in 1980 produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Managing Director); Originally produced in 1979 by Actors Theatre of Louisville
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
Cast
Mia Dillon
Babe Botrelle
Mary Beth Hurt
Meg MaGrath
Lizbeth MacKay
Lenny MaGrath
Peter MacNicol
Barnette Lloyd
Raymond Baker
Doc Porter
Sharon Ullrick
Chick Boyle
Understudies: Susan Greenhill (Babe Botrelle, Chick Boyle), Harley Venton (Barnette Lloyd, Doc Porter) and Caryn West (Lenny MaGrath, Meg MaGrath)
Tony Award®
1982 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Beth Henley; Produced by Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President), Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards and Francine LeFrak
1982 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mia Dillon
1982 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mary Beth Hurt
1982 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Melvin Bernhardt
Drama Desk Award
1981 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President), Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards and Francine LeFrak; Written by Beth Henley
1981 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mary Beth Hurt
1981 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee]
Directed by Melvin Bernhardt
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1981 for Drama [winner]
Written by Beth Henley
Theatre World
winner 1982 Award [recipient]
Lizbeth MacKay
winner 1982 Award [recipient]
Peter MacNicol