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Lyceum Theatre , (4/10/1980 - 8/16/1981)
First Preview:Mar 27, 1980 Total Previews:16
Opening Date:Apr 10, 1980   
Closing Date:Aug 16, 1981 Total Performances:564

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Two backyards in a small midwestern town. 1938.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Ray Larsen
Written by Paul Osborn
Directed by Vivian Matalon
Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Linda Fisher; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Sound Consultant: Erskine-Shapiro, Theatre Technology, Inc.
General Manager: Barbara Darwall
Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner; Stage Manager: Ellen Raphael
General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc. and Joshua Ellis; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Poster Design by Gilbert Lesser; Press Representative: Becky Flora, David LeShay and Cindy Valk
Cast
Nancy Marchand Ida Bolton
Maureen O'Sullivan Esther Crampton
Elizabeth Wilson Aaronetta Gibbs
Teresa Wright Cora Swanson
Maurice Copeland Theodore Swanson
Lois De Banzie Myrtle Brown
Richard Hamilton Carl Bolton
Gary Merrill David Crampton
David Rounds Homer Bolton
Understudies: Jonathan Farwell (Carl Bolton, David Crampton, Theodore Swanson), Martha Miller (Myrtle Brown), Harriet Rogers (Aaronetta Gibbs, Cora Swanson, Esther Crampton, Ida Bolton) and Daniel Ziske (Homer Bolton)
Tony Award®
winner 1980 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
David Rounds
 1980 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Lois De Banzie
winner 1980 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Vivian Matalon
winner 1980 Reproduction (Play or Musical) [winner]
Produced by Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Ray Larsen
Drama Desk Award
winner 1980 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
David Rounds
winner 1980 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Lois De Banzie
winner 1980 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner]
Directed by Vivian Matalon
 1980 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Linda Fisher
 1980 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Richard Nelson
winner 1980 Outstanding Ensemble Performance [winner]
Performer: Nancy Marchand, Maureen O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Wilson and Teresa Wright
 1980 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by William Ritman