Music Box Theatre, (4/01/1976 - 7/11/1976)

First Preview: Mar 30, 1976
Opening Date: Apr 01, 1976
Closing Date: Jul 11, 1976
Total Previews: 3
Total Performances: 117

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The living room of Martha and George's house in a New England college town. The present.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin and Select Theatres Corporation

Produced by Ken Marsolais and James Scott Productions, Inc.; Produced in association with MPL, Ltd.; Produced by arrangement with Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder

Written by Edward Albee

Directed by Edward Albee

Scenic Design by William Ritman; Lighting Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Assistant to Mr. Ritman: Carole Lee Carroll and Jeffrey Schissler; Assistant to Ms. Greenwood: David Charles

General Manager: Leonard Soloway; Company Manager: Terry Grossman

Production Stage Manager: Mark Wright; Stage Manager: Wayne Carson

General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt Associates, Inc.; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Don Josephson

Opening Night Cast

Colleen DewhurstMartha
Ben GazzaraGeorge
Maureen AndermanHoney
Richard KeltonNick

Standby: Katherine Bruce (Honey), James Karen (George), Betty Miller (Martha) and Josef Warik (Nick)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1977 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 

Ben Gazzara

 1977 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Colleen Dewhurst

Drama Desk Award

 1976 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Ben Gazzara

 1976 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 

Edward Albee

 1976 Outstanding Revival [nominee] 

Produced by Ken Marsolais and James Scott Productions, Inc.; Produced in association with MPL, Ltd.; Produced by arrangement with Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder

Theatre World

winner 1976 Award [recipient] 

Richard Kelton

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Music Box Theatre

(4/1/1976 - 7/11/1976)
Company Manager: Albert Poland.


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