Music Box Theatre, (11/02/2003 - 3/07/2004)

First Preview: Oct 09, 2003
Opening Date: Nov 02, 2003
Closing Date: Mar 07, 2004
Total Previews: 28
Total Performances: 145

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: A bed-sitting room and section of the gallery of a plantation home in the Mississippi Delta, mid 1950's.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President) and The Estate of Irving Berlin

Produced by Bill Kenwright; Presented through special arrangement with University of the South

Written by Tennessee Williams; Incidental music by Neil McArthur

Directed by Anthony Page

Scenic Design by Maria Björnson; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Howard Harrison; Sound Design by Christopher Cronin; Wig Design by Tom Watson; Associate Scenic Design: Michael Brown; Associate Costume Design: MaryAnn D. Smith; Assistant Costume Design: Wade Laboissonniere; Associate Lighting Design: Robert Halliday; Assistant to the Sound Designer: William Lewis

General Manager: Lisa M. Poyer and Robert Cole Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: G. Eric Muratalla

Production Stage Manager: Susie Cordon; Stage Manager: Allison Sommers; Technical Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan and Aurora Productions

Casting: Pat McCorkle; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Vocal Coach: Charlotte Fleck; Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Assistant to the Director: Kahan James; Marketing: HHC Marketing; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Poster Photo: Jean-Marie Guyaux and Hugo Glendinning

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Opening Night Cast

Ned BeattyBig Daddy
Ashley JuddMaggie
(Oct 09, 2003 - Feb 22, 2004)
Jason Patric
Broadway debut
Amy Hohn
Broadway debut
Sister Woman
Margo Martindale
Broadway debut
Big Mama
Michael MastroGooper
Brother Man
Starla BenfordBrightie
Patrick CollinsRev. Tooker
Pamela Jane Henning
Broadway debut
Alvin KeithLacey
Isabella Mehiel
Broadway debut
Edwin C. OwensDr. Baugh
Murieann Phelan
Broadway debut
Zachary Ross
Broadway debut
Charles Saxton
Broadway debut
Jo Twiss
Broadway debut

Standby: Ted Koch (Brick)

Understudies: Starla Benford (Lacey), Patrick Collins (Dr. Baugh), Ted Koch (Gooper, Rev. Tooker), Kelly McAndrew (Mae, Maggie), Edwin C. Owens (Big Daddy) and Jo Twiss (Big Mama)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2004 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Margo Martindale

Drama Desk Award

winner 2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [winner] 

Ned Beatty

 2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Margo Martindale

Replacement/Transfer Info

The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Music Box Theatre

(11/2/2003 - 3/7/2004)


Kelly McAndrew
Maggie (Feb 24, 2004 - Mar 7, 2004)

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