John Golden Theatre, (10/25/2010 - 4/09/2011)

First Preview: Oct 07, 2010
Opening Date: Oct 25, 2010
Closing Date: Apr 09, 2011
Total Previews: 20
Total Performances: 180

Category: Play, Comedy, Drama, Original, Broadway
Comments: Premiered Off-Broadway in New York at Playwrights Horizons in 1987. Was considered a "Revival" for the purposes of the Tony nominations in 2011.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Philip J. Smith: Chairman; Robert E. Wankel: President)

Produced by Jed Bernstein, Adam Zotovich, Elizabeth Ireland McCann, Roger Berlind, Beth Kloiber, Albert Nocciolino, Jon B. Platt, StylesFour Productions, Ruth Hendel/Shawn Emamjomeh, Larry Hirschhorn/Spring Sirkin, Carl Moellenberg/Wendy Federman and Jane Bergère/Daryl Roth; Produced in association with Michael Filerman

Written by Alfred Uhry; Original Music by Mark Bennett

Directed by David Esbjornson

Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Christopher Cronin; Projection Design by Wendall K. Harrington; Associate Scenic Design: Kacie Hultgren; Associate Costume Design: Moria Clinton; Assistant Scenic Design: Yoshinori Tanokura; Assistant Lighting Design: Keri Thibodeau; Assistant Sound Design: Alex Neumann; Projection Programmer: Paul Vershbow

General Manager: Richards / Climan, Inc.; Company Manager: Bruce Klinger

Technical Supervisor: Larry Morley; Production Stage Manager: Karen Armstrong; Stage Manager: Matthew Farrell

Marketing: Above The Title Entertainment; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Press Representative: O&M Co.; Casting: Dave Clemmons, C.S.A.; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht and Kate Wilson

Opening Night Cast

James Earl JonesHoke Colburn
Vanessa RedgraveDaisy Werthan
Boyd GainesBoolie Werthan

Standby: Maureen Anderman (Daisy Werthan), Allen Fitzpatrick (Boolie Werthan) and Count Stovall (Hoke Colburn)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play [nominee] 

Vanessa Redgrave

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