PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 27, 1997
Closing Date
Jun 28, 1998
1st Preview
Feb 07, 1997
1st Preview
Feb 07, 1997
Previews
24
Performances
556
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Feb 27, 1997 - Jun 28, 1998)

Setting
Adolph Freitag's house, at the Standard Club and aboard the Crescent Limited. Atlanta, Georgia. December, 1939.

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. and Jon Bierman
This play was commissioned for the 1996 Olympic Arts Festival by The Alliance Theatre Company
Arija Bareikis
Broadway debut
Sunny Freitag
Feb 07, 1997 - Aug 24, 1997
Terry Beaver
Broadway debut
Adolph Freitag
Jessica Hecht
Broadway debut
Lala Levy
Feb 07, 1997 - Aug 24, 1997
Boo Levy
Feb 07, 1997 - Aug 24, 1997
Stephen Largay
Broadway debut
Peachy Weil
Paul Rudd
Broadway debut
Joe Farkas
Feb 07, 1997 - Jan 05, 1998
Reba Freitag
Standby: Mandy Fox (Lala Levy, Sunny Freitag), Robert Gomes (Joe Farkas, Peachy Weil), Philip LeStrange (Adolph Freitag) and Peggity Price (Reba Freitag, Boo Levy)

Helen Hayes Theatre (Feb 27, 1997 - Jun 28, 1998)

Cast

Boo Levy
Reba Freitag
Joe Farkas
Joe Farkas
Adolph Freitag
Lala Levy
Lala Levy
Aug 26, 1997 - ?
Boo Levy
Aug 26, 1997 - ?
Peachy Weil
Sunny Freitag
Aug 26, 1997 - Oct 08, 1997
Sunny Freitag

Tony Award®

Best Play

1997 Winner
Written by Alfred Uhry
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver
 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1997 Nominee
Terry Beaver
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1997 Nominee
Dana Ivey and Celia Weston

Pulitzer Prize

 

for Drama

1997 Nominee
Written by Alfred Uhry

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Play

1997 Nominee
Produced by Jane Harmon, Nina Keneally and Liz Oliver
Written by Alfred Uhry

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1997 Winner
Dana Ivey
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1997 Nominee
Celia Weston

Theatre World

Award

1997 Recipient
Terry Beaver
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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