PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 21, 1991
Closing Date
Jan 03, 1993
1st Preview
Feb 12, 1991
1st Preview
Feb 12, 1991
Previews
11
Performances
780
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Richard Rodgers Theatre
(Feb 21, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993)

Setting
A two-bedroom apartment over Kurnitz's Kandy Store. Yonkers, NY. 1942.

Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Gene Saks
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Assistant Scenic Design: Peter Eastman; Assistant Costume Design: Claudia Stephens; Assistant Lighting Design: Douglas Cox; Assistant Sound Design: Robert J. Rick
General Manager: Leonard Soloway; Company Manager: Brian Dunbar
Technical Supervisor: Theatrical Services, Inc.; Production Supervisor: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley
Casting: Jay Binder; General Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Martha Swope
Bella
Feb 12, 1991 - Aug 24, 1991
Louie
Feb 12, 1991 - Aug 10, 1991
Grandma Kurnitz
Feb 12, 1991 - Aug 24, 1991
Eddie
Standby: David Chandler (Louie, Eddie), Didi Conn (Bella, Gert), Pauline Flanagan (Grandma Kurnitz), David Neipris (Jay) and Justin Strock (Arty)

Richard Rodgers Theatre (Feb 21, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993)

Assistant Costume Design: Mitchell Bloom
Company Manager: Richard Biederman; Assistant Co. Mgr: Richard Biederman
Production Stage Manager: Peter B. Mumford

Cast

Bella
Jun 02, 1992 - Nov 29, 1992
Bella
Dec 17, 1992 - Jan 03, 1993
Grandma Kurnitz
Oct 14, 1991 - May 31, 1992
Grandma Kurnitz
Bella
Aug 26, 1991 - May 31, 1992
 
Bella
- Dec 16, 1992
Louie
Aug 12, 1991 - Dec 14, 1991
Grandma Kurnitz
Aug 26, 1991 - Oct 12, 1991
Louie
Dec 16, 1991 - Jan 29, 1992
 
Louie
Mar 05, 1992 - ?
Grandma Kurnitz
Louie
Jan 30, 1992 - Mar 04, 1992
Arty
circa. 1992 - ?
Eddie
Jun 02, 1992 - ?
Grandma Kurnitz
Standby: Leslie Ayvazian (Gert, Bella), Irene Dailey (Grandma Kurnitz), Mike Damus (Arty), Jane Hoffman (Grandma Kurnitz), Marge Kotlisky (Grandma Kurnitz), Eric Kushnick (Arty), Bobby Sacher (Jay), Carolyn Swift (Bella, Gert) and Richard Ziman (Louie, Eddie)

Tony Award®

Best Play

1991 Winner
Written by Neil Simon
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg

Best Actress in a Play

1991 Winner
Mercedes Ruehl

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1991 Winner
Kevin Spacey

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1991 Winner
Irene Worth
 

Best Direction of a Play

1991 Nominee
Directed by Gene Saks

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1991 Winner
Written by Neil Simon

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding New Play

1991 Winner
Produced by Emanuel Azenberg
Written by Neil Simon

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1991 Winner
Mercedes Ruehl

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1991 Winner
Kevin Spacey

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1991 Winner
Irene Worth
 

Outstanding Costumes

1991 Nominee
Costume Design by Santo Loquasto
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