PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Aug 07, 1984
Closing Date
Jun 02, 1985
Performances
343
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Aug 07, 1984 - Jun 02, 1985)

Setting
A house in the Hollywood Hills. A little while ago.

Comments
Transferred from off-Broadway, where it played June 21 - July 29, 1984 (previews from June 5) at the Promenade Theatre. The cast was identical to the Broadway production, with the exception of Christopher Walken who played the role of Mickey.

Produced by Icarus Productions and Frederick M. Zollo; Produced in association with Ivan Bloch and ERB Productions; Associate Producer: William P. Suter
Written by David Rabe
Directed by Mike Nichols
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Make-Up Consultant: J. Roy Helland; Hair Consultant: J. Roy Helland
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Roger Gindi
Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley
General Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates; Production Associate: Georgianne Walken; Assistant for Icarus Productions: Sue MacNair; Artwork by Joe Bahl; Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin
Eddie
Aug 07, 1984 - Dec 31, 1984
Bonnie
Aug 07, 1984 - Dec 31, 1984
Cynthia Nixon
Performed in "The Real Thing" and "Hurlyburly" at the same time
Donna
Aug 07, 1984 - Dec 09, 1984
Mickey
Darlene
Aug 07, 1984 - Oct 21, 1984
Standby: Alison Bartlett (Donna), John Christopher Jones (Eddie, Mickey), Harris Laskawy (Phil, Artie) and Natalia Nogulich (Bonnie, Darlene)

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Aug 07, 1984 - Jun 02, 1985)

Cast

Artie
Phil
Mar 20, 1985 - ?
Darlene
Jan 02, 1985 - Jun 02, 1985
Bonnie
Jan 02, 1985 - Jun 02, 1985
Donna
Dec 10, 1984 - ?
Candice Bergen
Broadway debut
Darlene
Oct 23, 1984 - Dec 31, 1984
John Christopher Jones
Sunday matinees only
Eddie
Nov 18, 1984 - ?
Alternate
 
Eddie
Feb 05, 1985 - ?
Eddie
Mar 12, 1985 - ?
Phil
Jan 02, 1985 - ?
 
Artie
Eddie
Jan 02, 1985 - ?
Donna
Standby: Katherine Hiler (Donna) and Kevin Spacey (Artie, Phil)

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1985 Nominee
Written by David Rabe
Produced by Icarus Productions and Frederick M. Zollo; Produced in association with Ivan Bloch and ERB Productions
 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1985 Nominee
William Hurt

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1985 Winner
Judith Ivey
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1985 Nominee
Sigourney Weaver

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1985 Winner
Judith Ivey
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