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The Last Night of Ballyhoo   

Helen Hayes Theatre, (2/27/1997 - 6/28/1998)
First Preview: Feb 07, 1997 Total Previews: 24
Opening Date: Feb 27, 1997    
Closing Date: Jun 28, 1998 Total Performances: 556

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Adolph Freitag's house, at the Standard Club and aboard the Crescent Limited. Atlanta, Georgia. December, 1939.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver; Associate Producer: Valentina Fratti
Written by Alfred Uhry; Incidental music by Robert Waldman
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino; Assistant Director: Christopher Wigle
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Associate Costume Design: Ilona Somogyi; Assistant Lighting Design: Kenneth L. Schutz; Associate Sound Design: Marie Renee Foucher
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Peter Bogyo; Assistant Co. Mgr: Cheryl Rizzo
Technical Supervisor: Unitech II, Corp; Production Stage Manager: Franklin Keysar; Stage Manager: Bob E. Gasper
Casting: Jay Binder; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.
This play was commissioned for the 1996 Olympic Arts Festival by The Alliance Theatre Company
Cast
Arija Bareikis
Sunny Freitag
Terry Beaver
Adolph Freitag
Jessica Hecht
Lala Levy
Dana Ivey
Boo Levy
Stephen Largay
Peachy Weil
Paul Rudd
Broadway debut
Joe Farkas
(Jan 05, 1998)
Celia Weston
Reba Freitag
Standby: Mandy Fox (Lala Levy, Sunny Freitag), Robert Gomes (Joe Farkas, Peachy Weil), Philip LeStrange (Adolph Freitag) and Peggity Price (Boo Levy, Reba Freitag)
Tony Award®
winner 1997 Best Play [winner]
Written by Alfred Uhry; Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver
1997 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Terry Beaver
1997 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Dana Ivey
1997 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Celia Weston
Theatre World
winner 1997 Award [recipient]
Terry Beaver
Drama Desk Award
1997 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver; Written by Alfred Uhry
winner 1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Dana Ivey
1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Celia Weston
Pulitzer Prize
1997 for Drama [nominee]
Written by Alfred Uhry
   
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