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.
Sally Friedman
Jed Jenkins
John Landis
Gwen Landis
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

June Talley
June Talley
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Jed Jenkins
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Sally Friedman
Sally Friedman
Gwen Landis
Kenneth Talley, Jr.
Weston Hurley
Kenneth Talley, Jr.

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

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

 

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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