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Short Eyes   

Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (5/23/1974 - 8/04/1974)
First Preview: May 09, 1974 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: May 23, 1974    
Closing Date: Aug 04, 1974 Total Performances: 102

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The dayroom on one of the floors in the House of Detention.

Production Staff
Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Written by Miguel Pinero
Directed by Marvin Felix Camillo
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Paul Martino; Lighting Design by Spencer Mosse; Principal Designer for NYSF: Santo Loquasto; Principal Costume Designer for NYSF: Theoni V. Aldredge; Hair Design by Dorman Allison; Assistant to Mr. Mitchell: Bil Mikulewizc and Paul Eads; Assistant to Mr. Mosse: Arden Fingerhut
General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Patricia Carney
Production Stage Manager: Robert Kellogg; Production Manager: Ron Abbott; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeff Hamlin and Alan Chilly
Music Consultant: Herbert Harris
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Faith Geer; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Don Josephson; Lighting Supervisor for NYSF: Martin Aronstein; Assistant to Mr. Camillo: Ife Shippe
Hollis BarnesMr. Brown
Chuck BerganskySgt. Morrison
BimboJuan Otero
Joseph CarberryCharlie "Longshoe" Murphy
William CardenClark Davis
Tito GoyaJulio "Cupcakes" Mercado
Ben JeffersonJohn "Ice" Walker
J.J. JohnsonWilliam "El Raheem" Johnson
Chu Chu MalaveBlanca
Robert MaroffMr. Frederick Nett
Rick ReidGypsy
Kenny StewardOmar Blinker
Felipe TorresPaco Pasqual
H. Richard YoungCapt. Allard
Understudies: Hollis Barnes (John "Ice" Walker, Omar Blinker), Chuck Bergansky (Capt. Allard, Charlie "Longshoe" Murphy, Mr. Frederick Nett), Alan Chilly (Mr. Brown, Omar Blinker, William "El Raheem" Johnson), Eduardo Figueroa (Juan Otero), David Hausman (Capt. Allard, Clark Davis, Sgt. Morrison), Chu Chu Malave (Julio "Cupcakes" Mercado, Paco Pasqual) and Rick Reid (Julio "Cupcakes" Mercado, Mr. Brown, William "El Raheem" Johnson)
Tony Award®
 1975 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Miguel Pinero ;  Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Drama Desk Award
winner 1974 Outstanding Set Design [winner] 
 Scenic Design by David Mitchell
winner 1974 Outstanding New Playwright [winner] 
 Written by Miguel Pinero
winner 1974 Outstanding Director [winner] 
 Directed by Marvin Felix Camillo