PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Mar 09, 1989
Closing Date
Sep 01, 1990
1st Preview
Mar 01, 1989
1st Preview
Mar 01, 1989
Previews
8
Performances
622
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Plymouth Theatre
(Mar 09, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)

Setting
New York, Chicago, Manchester, New Hampshire, Ann Arbor Michigan. 1965-1989.

Original workshop production by Seattle Repertory Theatre; First produced by Playwrights Horizons (André Bishop, Paul Daniels)
Written by Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Daniel Sullivan; Assistant Director: Leonard Foglia
Scenic Design by Thomas Lynch; Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Sound Design by Scott Lehrer; Projection Design by Wendall Harrington; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant to Mr. Lynch: Matthew Bliss and Thomas Peter Sarr; Assistant to Ms. Von Mayrhauser: Connie Singer; Lighting Design Associate: Mimi Jordan Sherin; Associate to Wendell Harrington: Bo G. Eriksson; Hair Design by Randy Houston Mercer
General Manager: James Walsh; Company Manager: Florie Seery
Production Stage Manager: Roy Harris; Stage Manager: Mary Fran Loftus and Peter B. Mumford; Technical Supervisor: Theatre Services, Inc.
Casting: Daniel Swee; General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Production Coordinator: Carl Mulert; Press Representative for Playwrights Horizons: Philip Rinaldi; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Peter Cunningham and Gerry Goodstein; Press Representative: Marc Thibodeau
Heidi Holland
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
Scoop Rosenbaum
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
Boyd Gaines
Broadway debut
Peter Patrone
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
Susan Johnston
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
Fran
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
Molly
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
Betsy
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
April
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
Jill
 
Debbie
 
Lisa
Drew McVety
Broadway debut
Chris Boxer
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
Mark
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
TV Attendant
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
Waiter
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
Ray
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
Becky
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
Clara
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
 
Denise
Mar 01, 1989 - Sep 03, 1989
Understudies: Amanda Carlin (Jill, Debbie, Lisa, Fran, Molly, Betsy, April, Becky, Clara, Denise), Laura Hicks (Heidi Holland, Susan Johnston) and Stephen Stout (Chris Boxer, Mark, TV Attendant, Waiter, Ray, Peter Patrone, Scoop Rosenbaum)

Plymouth Theatre (Mar 09, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990)

Cast

Heidi Holland
Jan 02, 1990 - Jun 30, 1990
Heidi Holland
Sep 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989
Heidi Holland
Jul 02, 1990 - Sep 01, 1990
Susan Johnston
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
Susan Johnston
? - Sep 01, 1990
David Lansbury
Broadway debut
Peter Patrone
Mar 06, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990
Peter Patrone
Sep 05, 1989 - Mar 04, 1990
Kario Salem
Broadway debut
Scoop Rosenbaum
Jul 02, 1990 - Sep 01, 1990
Scoop Rosenbaum
Sep 05, 1989 - Jun 30, 1990
Susan Johnston
Tony Carlin
Broadway debut
Chris Boxer
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Mark
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
TV Attendant
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Waiter
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Ray
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Molly
 
Betsy
 
April
Becky
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Clara
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Denise
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
Fran
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Molly
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
Betsy
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
 
April
Sep 05, 1989 - ?
Wendy Lawless
Broadway debut
Becky
 
Clara
 
Denise
James G. Macdonald
Broadway debut
Chris Boxer
 
Mark
 
TV Attendant
 
Waiter
 
Ray
 
Clara
 
Denise
Julie White
Broadway debut
Jill
 
Debbie
 
Lisa
Understudies: Brooke Adams (Heidi Holland), Theresa McElwee (Jill, Debbie, Lisa, Fran, Molly, Betsy, April, Becky, Clara, Denise) and Christine Mitges (Heidi Holland, Susan Johnston)

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

1989 Nominee
Joan Allen

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1989 Winner
Boyd Gaines
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1989 Nominee
Joanne Camp
 

Best Scenic Design

1989 Nominee
Scenic Design by Thomas Lynch
 

Best Direction of a Play

1989 Nominee
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1989 Winner
Written by Wendy Wasserstein

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1989 Nominee
Peter Friedman
 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1989 Nominee
Joan Allen
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1989 Nominee
Joanne Camp
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

1989 Nominee
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Outstanding Set Design

1989 Nominee
Scenic Design by Thomas Lynch
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