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This production played in repertory with Sizwe Banzi Is Dead

Edison Theatre, (11/24/1974 - 5/18/1975)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 24, 1974    
Closing Date: May 18, 1975 Total Performances: 52

Category: Play, Original, Broadway



Production Staff
Produced by Hillard Elkins, Lester Osterman Productions (Lester Osterman, Richard Horner), Bernard Delfont and Michael White; Produced by arrangement with The English Stage Company
Written by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona
Directed by Athol Fugard
Scenic Design by Stuart Wurtzel; Costume Design by Bill Walker; Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace
Production Stage Manager: Nina Seely; Stage Manager: Bryan Young
Press Representative: Solters / Sabinson / Roskin Inc., Bud Westman and Ted Goldsmith
Cast
John KaniJohn
Winston NtshonaWinston
Tony Award®
 1975 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Athol Fugard , John Kani and Winston Ntshona ;  Produced by Hillard Elkins , Lester Osterman Productions (Lester Osterman, Richard Horner) , Bernard Delfont and Michael White
winner 1975 Best Actor in Play [winner] 
  John Kani Joint nomination with Winston Ntshona
winner 1975 Best Actor in Play [winner] 
  Winston Ntshona Joint nomination with John Kani
 1975 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Athol Fugard
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  John Kani
 1975 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Winston Ntshona
 1975 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 
 Directed by Athol Fugard
 1975 Outstanding New Play (Foreign) [nominee] 
 Produced by Hillard Elkins , Lester Osterman Productions (Lester Osterman, Richard Horner) , Bernard Delfont and Michael White ;  Written by Athol Fugard , John Kani and Winston Ntshona