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New Apollo Theatre, (11/05/1980 - 1/24/1982)
First Preview: Oct 28, 1980 Total Previews: 9
Opening Date: Nov 05, 1980    
Closing Date: Jan 24, 1982 Total Performances: 511

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Talley Place, a farm near Lebanon, Missouri. Early evening, Independence Day, 1977, and the following morning.
Comments: Transferred from Off-Broadway



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Midtown Theatre Corporation
Produced by Jerry Arrow, Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President)
Originally presented at The Circle Repertory Company
Written by Lanford Wilson; Song, "Your Loving Eyes," by Jonathan Hogan
Directed by Marshall W. Mason
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Laura Crow; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Sound Design by Chuck London; Assistant to Mr. Beatty: Ron Placzek; Assistant to Mr. Parichy: Stephen Ross; Personal Asst. to Ms. Crow: Fran Rosenthal; Assistant to Ms. Crow: JuliAnne De Chaine; Assistant to Mr. London: Rick Santiago
General Manager: Belbrook Management; Company Manager: Thomas Shovestull
Production Stage Manager: Fred Reinglas; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jody Boese; Technical Consultant: Michael Sulsona
General Press Representative: Max Eisen and Barbara Glenn; Press Associate: Lenny Traube; Advertising: Great Scott Advertising; Photographer: Martha Swope and Albert Bray; Assistant to Mr. Mason: Bruce McCarty; Production Assistant: Liz Rothberg; Press Representative: Francine L. Trevens
Cast
Christopher ReeveKenneth Talley, Jr.
Mary CarverSally Friedman
Jeff DanielsJed Jenkins
Jonathan HoganJohn Landis
Swoosie KurtzGwen Landis
Joyce ReehlingJune Talley
Danton StoneWeston Hurley
Amy WrightShirley Talley
Understudies: Tanya Berezin (Gwen Landis, June Talley), Jane Fleiss (Shirley Talley), Lindsey Ginter (John Landis, Weston Hurley), Edith Larkin (Sally Friedman) and Timothy Shelton (Jed Jenkins, Kenneth Talley, Jr.)
Tony Award®
 1981 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Lanford Wilson ;  Produced by Jerry Arrow , Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President)
winner 1981 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Swoosie Kurtz
 1981 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  John Lee Beatty
 1981 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Dennis Parichy
 1981 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Marshall W. Mason
Drama Desk Award
 1981 Outstanding New Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Jerry Arrow , Robert Lussier and Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President) ;  Written by Lanford Wilson
 1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Jeff Daniels
winner 1981 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Swoosie Kurtz
 1981 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Dennis Parichy
winner 1981 Outstanding Set Design [winner] 
 Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
 1978 Outstanding New Play [nominee] 
 Originally presented at The Circle Repertory Company ;  Written by Lanford Wilson