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Booth Theatre , (11/19/1985 - 1/17/1988)
First Preview: Total Previews:0
Opening Date:Nov 19, 1985   
Closing Date:Jan 17, 1988 Total Performances:891

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: A bench near a path at the edge of the lake in Central Park. Early October, 1982.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by James Walsh, Lewis Allen and Martin Heinfling
Originally Presented by Seattle Repertory Theatre
Written by Herb Gardner
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Robert Morgan; Lighting Design by Pat Collins; Make-Up Design by Joseph Laudati
General Manager: James Walsh; Business Manager: Ellen Sorrin; Company Manager: Stanley Silver
Production Stage Manager: Thomas A. Kelly; Stage Manager: Charles Kindl; Technical Coordinator: Robert Scales
Fight direction by B. H. Barry; Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Casting: Pat McCorkle; Poster and Logo design by Tony Walton; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope
Judd Hirsch Nat
Cleavon Little Midge
Jace Alexander Gilley
Gregg Almquist Danforth
Liann Pattison Laurie
Mercedes Ruehl Clara
Steve Ryan The Cowboy
Understudies: Elaine Bromka (Clara, Laurie), Richard E. Council (Danforth, The Cowboy), William Hall, Jr. (Midge), Salem Ludwig (Nat) and Josh Pais (Gilley)
Tony Award®
winner 1986 Best Play [winner]
Written by Herb Gardner; Produced by James Walsh, Lewis Allen and Martin Heinfling
winner 1986 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Judd Hirsch
winner 1986 Best Lighting Design [winner]
Pat Collins