John Golden Theatre, (3/01/1972 - 10/01/1972)

First Preview: Feb 23, 1972
Opening Date: Mar 01, 1972
Closing Date: Oct 01, 1972
Total Performances: 246

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Autumn 1968. The family home.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten

Written by David Rabe; Featuring the song "Baby When I Find You" with music by Galt MacDermot; Featuring the song "Baby When I Find You" with lyrics by David Rabe

Directed by Jeff Bleckner

Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Ian Calderon; Slides Photographed by Joseph Linsalata; Assistant to Mr. Loquasto: Marjorie Kellogg

General Manager: Eugene Wolsk and Emanuel Azenberg; Company Manager: Michael Brandman

Production Stage Manager: David Eidenberg; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tom Gardner

Press Representative: Merle Debuskey and Leo Stern; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Don Josephson; Casting: Vincent Gugleotti Jr.

Opening Night Cast

Tom AldredgeOzzie
The Family
Cliff De YoungRick
The Family
Hector EliasThe Sgt. Major
Asa GimThe Girl
Charles SiebertThe Priest
Drew SnyderDavid
The Family
Elizabeth WilsonHarriet
The Family

Standby: Ruth Manning (Harriet), Walter McGinn (The Sgt. Major), Lani Miyazaki (The Girl), Tom Rosqui (Ozzie, The Priest), Peter Weller (David) and Nathan Young (Rick)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 1972 Best Play [winner] 

Written by David Rabe; Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)

 1972 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 

Tom Aldredge

winner 1972 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 

Elizabeth Wilson

 1972 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Jeff Bleckner

Drama Desk Award

winner 1972 Outstanding Set Design [winner] 

Santo Loquasto

winner 1972 Outstanding Performance [winner] 

Tom Aldredge

winner 1972 Outstanding Director [winner] 

Jeff Bleckner

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

John Golden Theatre

(3/1/1972 - 10/1/1972)


Alan Cauldwell
The Family
Rue McClanahan
The Family

Standbys: Phillip R. Allen (The Priest, The Sgt. Major), K. Callan (Harriet).

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