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Morosco Theatre , (3/06/1973 - 8/18/1973)
First Preview:Mar 02, 1973 Total Previews:3
Opening Date:Mar 06, 1973   
Closing Date:Aug 18, 1973 Total Performances:192

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The changing room of a Rugby League Team in the North of England.


Production Staff
Morosco Theatre Managing Director: Lester Osterman; Morosco Theatre General Manager: Richard Horner
Produced by Charles Bowden, Lee Reynolds and Isobel Robins
Originally produced by The Long Wharf Theatre
Written by David Storey
Directed by Michael Rudman
Scenic Design by David Jenkins; Costume Design by Whitney Blausen; Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
General Manager: Diana Shumlin; Company Manager: Robert I. Goldberg
Production Stage Manager: Anne Keefe; Assistant Stage Mgr: Edwin J. McDonough
Production Coordinator: Diana Shumlin; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Associate: Patricia Krawitz; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
Tom Atkins Walsh
Forward
Louis Beachner Harry Riley
the Cleaner
John Braden "Sandy" Sandford
the Assistant Trainer
Alan Castner Frank Moore
Reserve
Peter DeMaio Tallon
the Referee
Jake Dengel Luke
the Masseur
George Ede Danny Crosby
the Trainer
George Hearn Trevor
Full-back
James Hummert Bryan Atkinson
Forward
John Lithgow "Kenny" Kendal
Forward
Ian Martin Mackendrick
the Club Secretary
Richard D. Masur Jack Stringer
Centre
Robert Murch Clifford Owens
Team Captain
William Rhys "Fenny" Gordon Fenchurch
Wing
Rex Robbins Fielding
Forward
Jack Schultz "Mic" Morley
Forward
Ron Siebert John Clegg
Hooker
Doug Stender Patrick "Patsy" Walter Turner
Wing
James Sutorius Barry Copley
Scrum-half
William Swetland Sir Frederick Thornton
the Club Owner
John Tillinger Colin Jagger
Centre
Mark Winkworth Billy Spencer
Reserve
Standbys: John Beal ("Sandy" Sandford, Danny Crosby, Harry Riley, Mackendrick, Sir Frederick Thornton), Jeff David (Barry Copley, Clifford Owens, Fielding, Luke, Walsh) and Steve Karp ("Fenny" Gordon Fenchurch, Billy Spencer, Bryan Atkinson, Frank Moore, John Clegg, Patrick "Patsy" Walter Turner, Tallon)
Understudy: Edwin J. McDonough ("Kenny" Kendal, "Mic" Morley, Colin Jagger, Jack Stringer, Trevor)
Tony Award®
 1973 Best Play [nominee]
Written by David Storey; Produced by Charles Bowden, Lee Reynolds and Isobel Robins
winner 1973 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
John Lithgow
 1973 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
David Jenkins
 1973 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Michael Rudman
Drama Desk Award
winner 1973 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by David Jenkins
winner 1973 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: John Lithgow
winner 1973 Outstanding Director [winner]
Directed by Michael Rudman
winner 1973 Most Promising Performer [winner]
Performer: Tom Atkins