PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 06, 1973
Closing Date
Aug 18, 1973
1st Preview
Mar 02, 1973
1st Preview
Mar 02, 1973
Previews
3
Performances
192
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Morosco Theatre
(Mar 06, 1973 - Aug 18, 1973)

Setting
The changing room of a Rugby League Team in the North of England.

Morosco Theatre Managing Director: Lester Osterman; Morosco Theatre General Manager: Richard Horner
Originally produced by The Long Wharf Theatre
Written by David Storey
Directed by Michael Rudman
Scenic Design by David Jenkins; Costume Design by Whitney Blausen; Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
General Manager: Diana Shumlin; Company Manager: Robert I. Goldberg
Production Stage Manager: Anne Keefe; Assistant Stage Mgr: Edwin J. McDonough
Production Coordinator: Diana Shumlin; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Associate: Patricia Krawitz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Walsh
Forward
Harry Riley
the Cleaner
"Sandy" Sandford
the Assistant Trainer
Frank Moore
Reserve
Tallon
the Referee
Luke
the Masseur
Danny Crosby
the Trainer
Trevor
Full-back
Bryan Atkinson
Forward
"Kenny" Kendal
Forward
Mackendrick
the Club Secretary
Jack Stringer
Centre
Clifford Owens
Team Captain
"Fenny" Gordon Fenchurch
Wing
Fielding
Forward
"Mic" Morley
Forward
John Clegg
Hooker
Patrick "Patsy" Walter Turner
Wing
Barry Copley
Scrum-half
Sir Frederick Thornton
the Club Owner
Colin Jagger
Centre
Billy Spencer
Reserve
Standby: John Beal (Sir Frederick Thornton, Harry Riley, Mackendrick, Danny Crosby, "Sandy" Sandford), Jeff David (Barry Copley, Luke, Walsh, Fielding, Clifford Owens) and Steve Karp (John Clegg, Bryan Atkinson, "Fenny" Gordon Fenchurch, Frank Moore, Billy Spencer, Tallon, Patrick "Patsy" Walter Turner)
Understudy: Edwin J. McDonough (Jack Stringer, "Mic" Morley, "Kenny" Kendal, Colin Jagger, Trevor)

Morosco Theatre (Mar 06, 1973 - Aug 18, 1973)

Cast

Walsh
Forward
Understudy: Edwin Owens ("Kenny" Kendal)

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1973 Nominee
Written by David Storey
Produced by Charles Bowden, Lee Reynolds and Isobel Robins

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1973 Winner
John Lithgow
 

Best Scenic Design

1973 Nominee
Scenic Design by David Jenkins
 

Best Direction of a Play

1973 Nominee
Directed by Michael Rudman

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Set Design

1973 Winner
Scenic Design by David Jenkins

Outstanding Performance

1973 Winner
John Lithgow

Outstanding Director

1973 Winner
Directed by Michael Rudman

Most Promising Performer

1973 Winner
Tom Atkins
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