PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 20, 1980
Closing Date
Nov 18, 1980
1st Preview
Feb 07, 1980
1st Preview
Feb 07, 1980
Previews
6
Performances
286
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Brooks Atkinson Theatre
(Feb 20, 1980 - Nov 18, 1980)

Setting
July 1944. An old boathouse on the Talley place, a farm near Lebanon, Mo.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Originally produced by The Circle Repertory Company; Subsequently produced in rep w/ "Fifty of July" in Aug. 1979 at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum (Gordon Davidson, Artistic Director)
Written by Lanford Wilson
Directed by Marshall W. Mason; Assistant Director: John Bard Manulis
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Sound Design by Chuck London
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Mark Andrews
Production Stage Manager: Fred Reinglas; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Weeks; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Sally Talley
Matt Friedman
Standby: Jordan Charney (Matt Friedman), Michael Fischetti (Matt Friedman) and Mary Hamill (Sally Talley)

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Feb 20, 1980 - Nov 18, 1980)

Cast

Matt Friedman
Sally Talley

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1980 Nominee
Written by Lanford Wilson
Produced by Nancy Cooperstein, Porter Van Zandt and Marc Howard
 

Best Actor in Play

1980 Nominee
Judd Hirsch

Best Scenic Design

1980 Winner
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
 

Best Lighting Design

1980 Nominee
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
 

Best Direction of a Play

1980 Nominee
Directed by Marshall W. Mason

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1980 Winner
Written by Lanford Wilson

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Play

1980 Nominee
Produced by Nancy Cooperstein, Porter Van Zandt and Marc Howard
Written by Lanford Wilson
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1980 Nominee
Judd Hirsch
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

1980 Nominee
Directed by Marshall W. Mason

Outstanding Lighting Design

1980 Winner
Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy

Outstanding Set Design

1980 Winner
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
 

Outstanding New Play

1979 Nominee
Originally produced by The Circle Repertory Company
Written by Lanford Wilson
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1979 Nominee
Judd Hirsch

Outstanding Set Design

1979 Winner
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
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