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John Golden Theatre , (10/25/2010 - 4/09/2011)
First Preview:Oct 07, 2010 Total Previews:20
Opening Date:Oct 25, 2010   
Closing Date:Apr 09, 2011 Total Performances:180

Category: Play, Comedy, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Atlanta Georgia, in the 1950s and 1960s at the height of the Civil Rights Movement.
Comments: Premiered Off-Broadway in New York at Playwrights Horizons in 1987. Was considered a "Revival" for the purposes of the Tony nominations in 2011.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)
Produced by Jed Bernstein, Adam Zotovich, Elizabeth Ireland McCann, Roger Berlind, Beth Kloiber, Albert Nocciolino, Jon B. Platt, StylesFour Productions, Ruth Hendel/Shawn Emamjomeh, Larry Hirschhorn/Spring Sirkin, Carl Moellenberg/Wendy Federman and Jane Bergère/Daryl Roth; Produced in association with Michael Filerman
Written by Alfred Uhry; Original Music by Mark Bennett
Directed by David Esbjornson
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Christopher Cronin; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington; Associate Scenic Design: Kacie Hultgren; Associate Costume Design: Moria Clinton; Assistant Scenic Design: Yoshinori Tanokura; Assistant Lighting Design: Keri Thibodeau; Assistant Sound Design: Alex Neumann
General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger
Technical Supervisor: Larry Morley; Production Stage Manager: Karen Armstrong; Stage Manager: Matthew Farrell
Marketing: Above The Title Entertainment; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Casting: Dave Clemmons Casting; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht and Kate Wilson
Cast
James Earl Jones Hoke Colburn
Vanessa Redgrave Daisy Werthan
Boyd Gaines Boolie Werthan
Standbys: Maureen Anderman (Daisy Werthan), Allen Fitzpatrick (Boolie Werthan) and Count Stovall (Hoke Colburn)
Tony Award®
 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play [nominee]
Vanessa Redgrave