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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 BostwickJoe
Leonardo CiminoFather McKee
Joel ColodnerGiorgio
Clarence FelderAngelo
Calvin JungAh Gee
Ben KapenThe R.F.D.
Lois NettletonAmy
Rex RobbinsThe Doctor
Louis ZorichTony
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)