Helen Hayes Theatre, (10/17/1972 - 1/27/1973)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (1/30/1973 - 5/19/1973)

First Preview: Oct 09, 1972
Opening Date: Oct 17, 1972
Closing Date: May 19, 1973
Total Previews: 9
Total Performances: 247

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The present. An empty Riverside Drive apartment.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Alexander H. Cohen and Bernard Delfont; Associate Producer: Roy A. Somlyo

Written by Bob Randall

Directed by Edwin Sherin

Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss

General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Associate Manager: Seymour Herscher

Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Alan Coleridge

Production Associate: Hildy Parks; Press Representative: James D. Proctor and Louise Weiner Ment; Public Relations: James D. Proctor; Advertising: Jeff Ash

Opening Night Cast

Jane AlexanderAnne Miller
Jerry OrbachPaul Friedman
Francine BeersThe Woman in 4-A
Ron HarperRichard Miller
Jennifer WarrenJanet Friedman
F. Murray AbrahamThe Expectant Father
Jose OcasioSuperintendant
Anna ShalerThe Pregnant Woman
Donegan SmithThe Expectant Father

Standby: Ron Harper (Paul Friedman), Lynda Myles (Janet Friedman, The Woman in 4-A), Anna Shaler (Anne Miller) and Donegan Smith (Paul Friedman)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1973 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Jane Alexander

Drama Desk Award

winner 1973 Most Promising Playwright [winner] 

Written by Bob Randall

Theatre World

winner 1973 Award [recipient] 

Jennifer Warren

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Helen Hayes Theatre

(10/17/1972 - 1/27/1973)

Press Representative: David Powers.


Alex Wipf
The Expectant Father

Standby: Alan Coleridge (Superintendant), Alex Wipf (Richard Miller).

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

(1/30/1973 - 5/19/1973)

Assistant to Ann Roth: Robert Pusilo.

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