PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 10, 1980
Closing Date
Aug 16, 1981
1st Preview
Mar 27, 1980
1st Preview
Mar 27, 1980
Previews
16
Performances
564
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lyceum Theatre
(Apr 10, 1980 - Aug 16, 1981)

Setting
Two backyards in a small midwestern town. 1922.

Written by Paul Osborn
Directed by Vivian Matalon
Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Linda Fisher; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Sound Consultant: Erskine-Shapiro, Theatre Technology, Inc.
Company Manager: Barbara Darwall
Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner; Stage Manager: Ellen Raphael
General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc. and Joshua Ellis; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Poster Design by Gilbert Lesser; Press Representative: Becky Flora, David LeShay and Cindy Valk; Photographer: Martha Swope
Ida Bolton
Esther Crampton
Aaronetta Gibbs
Cora Swanson
Theodore Swanson
Myrtle Brown
Carl Bolton
David Crampton
Homer Bolton
Understudies: Jonathan Farwell (David Crampton, Theodore Swanson, Carl Bolton), Martha Miller (Myrtle Brown), Harriet Rogers (Ida Bolton, Esther Crampton, Aaronetta Gibbs, Cora Swanson) and Daniel Ziske (Homer Bolton)

Lyceum Theatre (Apr 10, 1980 - Aug 16, 1981)

Company Manager: Veronica Claypool

Cast

Carl Bolton
Aaronetta Gibbs
Cora Swanson
Homer Bolton
Myrtle Brown
David Crampton
Ida Bolton
Ida Bolton
David Crampton
Standby: Harriet Rogers (Ida Bolton, Cora Swanson)
Understudies: Frances Helm (Esther Crampton), Martha Miller (Aaronetta Gibbs) and Robert Moberly (Homer Bolton)

Tony Award®

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1980 Winner
David Rounds
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1980 Nominee
Lois De Banzie

Best Direction of a Play

1980 Winner
Directed by Vivian Matalon

Reproduction (Play or Musical)

1980 Winner
Produced by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Ray Larsen

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1980 Winner
David Rounds

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1980 Winner
Lois De Banzie

Outstanding Director of a Play

1980 Winner
Directed by Vivian Matalon
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1980 Nominee
Costume Design by Linda Fisher
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1980 Nominee
Lighting Design by Richard Nelson

Outstanding Ensemble Performance

 

Outstanding Set Design

1980 Nominee
Scenic Design by William Ritman
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