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John Golden Theatre , (11/04/1981 - 2/13/1983)
First Preview:Oct 23, 1981 Total Previews:13
Opening Date:Nov 04, 1981   
Closing Date:Feb 13, 1983 Total Performances:535

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Hazelhurst, Mississippi. Five years after Hurricane Camille.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President), Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards and Francine LeFrak; Associate Producer: Ethel Watt
New York Premiere in 1980 produced by Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Managing Director); Originally produced in 1979 by Actors Theatre of Louisville
Written by Beth Henley
Directed by Melvin Bernhardt
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Patricia McGourty; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Sound Design by Lou Shapiro
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Managerial Associate: Sam Crothers; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro; Assistant Co. Mgr: Mary Kelley
Production Stage Manager: James Pentecost; Assistant Stage Mgr: David Caine
Special Effects by Chic Silber
Production Coordinator: Brent Peek; General Press Representative: Hunt / Pucci Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Casting: Shirley Rich; MTC Casting: Deborah Brown; Photographer: Martha Swope and Gerry Goodstein
Cast
Mia Dillon Babe Botrelle
Mary Beth Hurt Meg MaGrath
Lizbeth MacKay Lenny MaGrath
Peter MacNicol Barnette Lloyd
Raymond Baker Doc Porter
Sharon Ullrick Chick Boyle
Understudies: Susan Greenhill (Babe Botrelle, Chick Boyle), Harley Venton (Barnette Lloyd, Doc Porter) and Caryn West (Lenny MaGrath, Meg MaGrath)
Tony Award®
 1982 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Beth Henley; Produced by Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President), Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards and Francine LeFrak
 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mia Dillon
 1982 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mary Beth Hurt
 1982 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Melvin Bernhardt
Theatre World
nominee 1982 Award [recipient]
Lizbeth MacKay
nominee 1982 Award [recipient]
Peter MacNicol
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1981 for Drama [winner]
Written by Beth Henley
Drama Desk Award
 1981 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President), Mary Lea Johnson, Martin Richards and Francine LeFrak; Written by Beth Henley
 1981 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mary Beth Hurt
 1981 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee]
Directed by Melvin Bernhardt