Walter Kerr Theatre, (4/23/1998 - 3/14/1999)

First Preview: Apr 14, 1998
Opening Date: Apr 23, 1998
Closing Date: Mar 14, 1999
Total Previews: 19
Total Performances: 365

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Leenane, a small town in Connemara, County Galway.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)

Produced by Atlantic Theater Company, Randall L. Wreghitt, Chase Mishkin, Steven M. Levy and Leonard Soloway; Produced in association with Julian Schlossberg and Norma Langworthy; Associate Producer: Charles Whitehead

Originally produced by The Druid Theatre Company and The Royal Court Theatre

Written by Martin McDonagh; Original Music by Paddy Cunneen

Directed by Garry Hynes

Scenic Design by Francis O'Connor; Costume Design by Francis O'Connor; Lighting Design by Ben Ormerod; Sound Design by David Murphy and Peter J. Fitzgerald; Associate Lighting Design: Neil Austin

General Manager: Soloway / Levy and Steven M. Levy; Company Manager: Victoria Stevenson

Production Manager: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Matthew Silver; Stage Manager: Darcy Stephens

Special Effects by Gregory Meeh

Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing: Pro-Marketing; U.S. Casting by Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Advertising: Grey Advertising

Opening Night Cast

Anna ManahanMag Folan
Marie MullenMaureen Folan
Tom MurphyRay Dooley
Brían F. O'ByrnePato Dooley

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1998 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Martin McDonagh; Produced by Atlantic Theater Company, Randall L. Wreghitt, Chase Mishkin, Steven M. Levy and Leonard Soloway; Produced in association with Julian Schlossberg and Norma Langworthy; Originally produced by The Druid Theatre Company and The Royal Court Theatre

winner 1998 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 

Marie Mullen

winner 1998 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner] 

Tom Murphy

 1998 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Brían F. O'Byrne

winner 1998 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 

Anna Manahan

winner 1998 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 

Garry Hynes

Drama Desk Award

winner 1998 Outstanding New Play [winner] 

Produced by Atlantic Theater Company, Randall L. Wreghitt, Chase Mishkin, Steven M. Levy and Leonard Soloway; Produced in association with Julian Schlossberg and Norma Langworthy; Written by Martin McDonagh

 1998 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Anna Manahan

 1998 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Marie Mullen

 1998 Outstanding Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Garry Hynes

Theatre World

winner 1998 Special Award [recipient] 

Anna Manahan

winner 1998 Special Award [recipient] 

Marie Mullen

winner 1998 Special Award [recipient] 

Tom Murphy

winner 1998 Special Award [recipient] 

Brían F. O'Byrne

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Walter Kerr Theatre

(4/23/1998 - 3/14/1999)

Cast

Kate Burton
Maureen Folan
Christopher Murphy Carley
Ray Dooley
Stevie Ray Dallimore
Pato Dooley


Standbys: Stevie Ray Dallimore (Pato Dooley, Ray Dooley), Laura Hughes (Maureen Folan), Aideen O'Kelly (Mag Folan), Sean Patrick Reilly (Pato Dooley, Ray Dooley).


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