PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 29, 1986
Closing Date
Mar 15, 1987
Previews
0
Performances
398
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Apr 29, 1986 - Oct 05, 1986)
Plymouth Theatre
(Oct 14, 1986 - Mar 15, 1987)

Setting
The El Dorado Bar and Grill and in an apartment in Sunnyside, Queens, NY. October 4, 1965.

Comments
Transferred from the Mitzi Newhouse Theatre where it played 38 performances.

Originally presented in NYC at the Truck and Warehouse Theater (1971, 377 performances); Originally produced in NYC by Warren Lyons and Betty Ann Besch
Written by John Guare; Featuring songs by John Guare; Featuring songs with lyrics by John Guare; Piano music arranged and recorded by Rusty Magee
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Aural Fixation; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Lynn Landis
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Kate Stewart; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter J. Downing
Assistant to Mr. Walton: Dana Kenn
LCT General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; LCT Director of Development: Barbara M. Groves; Casting: Billy Hopkins; Poster Design by James McMullan; Marketing: Ziff Marketing; Advertising: Russek Advertising
Billy Einhorn
El Dorado Bartender
 
M.P.
Second Nun
Bunny Flingus
El Dorado Bartender
 
White Man
Corrinna Stroller
Bananas Shaughnessy
John Mahoney
Broadway debut
Artie Shaughnessy
Ronnie Shaughnessy
Little Nun
Understudies: Ian Blackman (Ronnie Shaughnessy), Jane Cecil (Head Nun), Peter J. Downing (M.P.), Brian Evers (Artie Shaughnessy, Billy Einhorn, White Man), Kathleen McKiernan (Second Nun, Little Nun, Bananas Shaughnessy) and Melodie Somers (Bunny Flingus, Corrinna Stroller)

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Apr 29, 1986 - Oct 05, 1986)

Cast

Bunny Flingus
Jun 24, 1986 - ?
Corrinna Stroller
Jun 03, 1986 - ?
Corrinna Stroller
Billy Einhorn
Artie Shaughnessy
Jul 29, 1986 - ?

Plymouth Theatre (Oct 14, 1986 - Mar 15, 1987)

Production Stage Manager: Steve Beckler

Cast

Artie Shaughnessy
Oct 10, 1986 - ?

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1986 Winner
John Mahoney

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1986 Winner
Swoosie Kurtz
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1986 Nominee
Stockard Channing

Best Scenic Design

1986 Winner
Scenic Design by Tony Walton
 

Best Costume Design

1986 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Roth
 

Best Lighting Design

1986 Nominee
Lighting Design by Paul Gallo

Best Direction of a Play

1986 Winner
Directed by Jerry Zaks

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1986 Nominee
John Mahoney
 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1986 Nominee
Stockard Channing and Swoosie Kurtz

Outstanding Director of a Play

1986 Winner
Directed by Jerry Zaks

Outstanding Set Design

1986 Winner
Scenic Design by Tony Walton

Theatre World

Award

1986 Recipient
Julie Hagerty
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