PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 05, 1980
Closing Date
Jan 24, 1982
1st Preview
Oct 28, 1980
1st Preview
Oct 28, 1980
Previews
9
Performances
511
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
New Apollo Theatre
(Nov 05, 1980 - Jan 24, 1982)

Setting
The Talley Place, a farm near Lebanon, Missouri. Early evening, Independence Day, 1977, and the following morning.

Comments
Transferred from Off-Broadway

Theatre Owned / Operated by Midtown Theatre Corporation
Originally presented at The Circle Repertory Company
Written by Lanford Wilson; Song, "Your Loving Eyes," by Jonathan Hogan
Directed by Marshall W. Mason
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Laura Crow; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Sound Design by Chuck London; Assistant to Mr. Beatty: Ron Placzek; Assistant to Mr. Parichy: Stephen Ross; Personal Asst. to Ms. Crow: Fran Rosenthal; Assistant to Ms. Crow: JuliAnne De Chaine; Assistant to Mr. London: Rick Santiago
General Manager: Belbrook Management; Company Manager: Thomas Shovestull
Production Stage Manager: Fred Reinglas; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jody Boese; Technical Consultant: Michael Sulsona
General Press Representative: Max Eisen and Barbara Glenn; Press Associate: Lenny Traube; Advertising: Great Scott Advertising; Photographer: Martha Swope and Albert Bray; Assistant to Mr. Mason: Bruce McCarty; Production Assistant: Liz Rothberg; Press Representative: Francine L. Trevens
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Oct 28, 1980 - Mar 22, 1981
Sally Friedman
Jed Jenkins
John Landis
Gwen Landis
Oct 28, 1980 - Oct 08, 1981
June Talley
Weston Hurley
Shirley Talley
Understudies: Tanya Berezin (Gwen Landis, June Talley), Jane Fleiss (Shirley Talley), Lindsey Ginter (Weston Hurley, John Landis), Edith Larkin (Sally Friedman) and Timothy Shelton (Kenneth Talley, Jr., Jed Jenkins)

New Apollo Theatre (Nov 05, 1980 - Jan 24, 1982)

Cast

Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Dec 11, 1981 - Jan 24, 1982
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Nov 03, 1981 - Dec 1981
Phillip Clark
After Christopher Reeve left and before Richard Thomas began
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Mar 24, 1981 - Mar 26, 1981
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Dec 1981 - Dec 10, 1981
Michael O'Keefe
During Richard Thomas' paternity leave
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Sep 07, 1981 - Oct 03, 1981
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Mar 27, 1981 - Sep 05, 1981
 
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Oct 05, 1981 - Nov 01, 1981
June Talley
June Talley
Jed Jenkins
John Landis
Sally Friedman
Sally Friedman
Jed Jenkins
Gwen Landis
Oct 09, 1981 - Jan 24, 1982
Weston Hurley
Understudies: Phillip Clark (Kenneth Talley, Jr., Jed Jenkins, John Landis), Lindsey Ginter (Kenneth Talley, Jr.) and Tom McBride (Jed Jenkins, Weston Hurley)

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1981 Nominee
Produced by Jerry Arrow , Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc.
Written by Lanford Wilson

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1981 Winner
Swoosie Kurtz
 

Best Scenic Design

1981 Nominee
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
 

Best Lighting Design

1981 Nominee
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
 

Best Direction of a Play

1981 Nominee
Directed by Marshall W. Mason

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Play

1981 Nominee
Produced by Jerry Arrow , Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc.
Written by Lanford Wilson
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1981 Nominee
Jeff Daniels

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1981 Winner
Swoosie Kurtz
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1981 Nominee
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy

Outstanding Set Design

1981 Winner
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
 

Outstanding New Play

1978 Nominee
Originally presented by The Circle Repertory Company
Written by Lanford Wilson
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