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They Knew What They Wanted   

This production played in repertory with A Memory of Two Mondays / 27 Wagons Full of Cotton

Playhouse Theatre, (1/27/1976 - 3/06/1976)
First Preview: Jan 16, 1976 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Jan 27, 1976    
Closing Date: Mar 06, 1976 Total Performances: 23

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Tony's farmhouse in the Napa Valley, California.


Production Staff
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder); Phoenix Theatre Executive Director: Marilyn S. Miller; Phoenix Theatre Producing Director: Daniel Freudenberger
Written by Sidney Howard
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by James Tilton; Lighting Design by James Tilton; Costume Design by Albert Wolsky; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland
General Manager: Marilyn S. Miller
Production Manager: Robert Beard; Stage Manager: Jonathan Penzner and Peter De Nicola
Press Representative: Gifford / Wallace, Inc.; Casting: Bonnie Golub; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Van Williams
Cast
Barry Bostwick
Joe
Leonardo Cimino
Father McKee
Joel Colodner
Giorgio
Clarence Felder
Angelo
Calvin Jung
Ah Gee
Ben Kapen
The R.F.D.
Lois Nettleton
Amy
Rex Robbins
The Doctor
Louis Zorich
Tony
Understudies: Linda Carlson (Amy), Joel Colodner (Joe), Pierre Epstein (Father McKee, The Doctor) and Clarence Felder (Tony)
Tony Award®
1976 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Barry Bostwick
1976 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Lois Nettleton
Drama Desk Award
1976 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Louis Zorich
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Lois Nettleton
1976 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee]
Directed by Stephen Porter
1976 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Albert Wolsky
1976 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
James Tilton
1976 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by James Tilton
1976 Outstanding Revival [nominee]
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)