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Dancing at Lughnasa   

 
Plymouth Theatre, (10/24/1991 - 10/25/1992)
First Preview: Oct 11, 1991 Total Previews: 15
Opening Date: Oct 24, 1991    
Closing Date: Oct 25, 1992 Total Performances: 421

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The home of the Mundy family, two miles outside the village of Ballybeg, County Donegal, Ireland. August 1936.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Noel Pearson; Produced in association with Bill Kenwright and Joseph Harris
Originally produced by The Abbey Theatre of Dublin
Written by Brian Friel
Directed by Patrick Mason; Choreographed by Terry John Bates
Scenic Design by Joe Vanek; Costume Design by Joe Vanek; Lighting Design by Trevor Dawson; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Company Manager: Nancy Simmons
Production Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris; Technical Supervisor: Harris Production Services; Production Stage Manager: Sally J. Jacobs; Stage Manager: Hillary Blanken
General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates and Miller Wright; Advertising: LeDonne, Wilner, & Weiner, Inc.
Cast
Bríd BrennanAgnes
Catherine ByrneChris
Donal DonnellyJack
Robert GwilymGerry
Rosaleen LinehanKate
Gerard McSorleyMichael
Dearbhla MolloyMaggie
Bríd Ní NeachtainRose
Understudies: Selena Carey-Jones (Maggie, Rose), Alma Cuervo (Kate), Liam Gannon (Jack), Kenneth L. Marks (Gerry, Michael) and Bernadette Quigley (Agnes, Chris)
Theatre World
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Bríd Brennan for Ensemble Performance
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Catherine Byrne for Ensemble Performance
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Donal Donnelly for Ensemble Performance
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Robert Gwilym for Ensemble Performance
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Rosaleen Linehan for Ensemble Performance
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Gerard McSorley for Ensemble Performance
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Dearbhla Molloy for Ensemble Performance
winner 1992 Special Award [recipient] 
  Bríd Ní Neachtain for Ensemble Performance
Tony Award®
winner 1992 Best Play [winner] 
 Written by Brian Friel ;  Produced by Noel Pearson ;  Produced in association with Bill Kenwright and Joseph Harris
winner 1992 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Bríd Brennan
 1992 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Rosaleen Linehan
 1992 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Dearbhla Molloy
 1992 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Joe Vanek
 1992 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Joe Vanek
 1992 Best Choreography [nominee] 
  Terry John Bates
winner 1992 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 
  Patrick Mason
Drama Desk Award
 1992 Outstanding New Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Noel Pearson ;  Produced in association with Bill Kenwright and Joseph Harris ;  Written by Brian Friel
winner 1992 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner] 
 Directed by Patrick Mason
 1992 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Trevor Dawson
winner 1992 Outstanding Ensemble Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Bríd Brennan , Catherine Byrne , Donal Donnelly , Robert Gwilym , Rosaleen Linehan , Gerard McSorley , Dearbhla Molloy and Bríd Ní Neachtain
 1992 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Joe Vanek