John Golden Theatre, (4/27/2011 - 7/10/2011)

First Preview: Apr 19, 2011
Opening Date: Apr 27, 2011
Closing Date: Jul 10, 2011
Total Previews: 10
Total Performances: 86

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Between July, 1981 and May, 1984 in New York City
Comments: Premiered Off-Broadway in New York at the Public Theater in 1985. 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 Daryl Roth, Paul Boskind and Martian Entertainment; Produced in association with Gregory Rae and Jayne Baron Sherman/Alexander Fraser

Written by Larry Kramer; Original Music: David Van Tieghem

Directed by Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe

Scenic Design by David Rockwell; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by David Weiner; Sound Design by David Van Tieghem; Projection Design by Batwin & Robin Productions, Inc.; Associate Scenic Design: Richard Jaris; Associate Costume Design: David Kaley; Associate Lighting Design: Michael P. Jones; Associate Sound Design: David Sanderson; Associate Projection Design: Bob Peterson; Video Programmer: Paul Vershbow

General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Ron Gubin

Technical Supervisor: Peter Fulbright, Tech Production Services, Inc., Colleen Houlehen and Kaitlyn Anderson; Production Stage Manager: Karen Armstrong; Stage Manager: Matthew Farrell

Press Representative: O&M Co.; Casting: Telsey + Company; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Marketing: Serino Coyne; Advertising & New Media Marketing: Serino Coyne; Advertising & New Media Marketing Associate: Jim Glaub, Whitney Manalio Creighton and Mark Seeley

Opening Night Cast

Ellen Barkin
Broadway Debut
Dr. Emma Brookner
Patrick BreenMickey Marcus
Mark HarelikBen Weeks
John Benjamin HickeyFelix Turner
Luke MacFarlane
Broadway Debut
Craig Donner
Grady
Joe MantelloNed Weeks
Lee Pace
Broadway Debut
Bruce Niles
Jim Parsons
Broadway Debut
Tommy Boatwright
Richard TopolHiram Keebler
Examining Doctor
Wayne Alan WilcoxDavid
Felix Turner
Alternate

Understudies: Jordan Baker (Dr. Emma Brookner), Jon Levenson (Ben Weeks, Examining Doctor, Hiram Keebler, Mickey Marcus, Ned Weeks) and Lee Aaron Rosen (Bruce Niles, Craig Donner, David, Grady, Tommy Boatwright)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 2011 Best Revival of a Play [winner] 

Produced by Daryl Roth, Paul Boskind and Martian Entertainment; Produced in association with Gregory Rae and Jayne Baron Sherman/Alexander Fraser

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

Joe Mantello

winner 2011 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play [winner] 

John Benjamin Hickey

winner 2011 Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play [winner] 

Ellen Barkin

 2011 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Joel Grey

 2011 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

George C. Wolfe

Drama Desk Award

winner 2011 Outstanding Revival of a Play [winner] 

Produced by Daryl Roth, Paul Boskind and Martian Entertainment; Produced in association with Gregory Rae and Jayne Baron Sherman/Alexander Fraser

winner 2011 Outstanding Ensemble Performance [winner] 

Ellen Barkin, Patrick Breen, Mark Harelik, John Benjamin Hickey, Luke MacFarlane, Joe Mantello, Lee Pace, Jim Parsons, Richard Topol and Wayne Alan Wilcox

winner 2011 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner] 

Joel Grey and George C. Wolfe

Theatre World

winner 2011 Award [recipient] 

Ellen Barkin

winner 2011 Award [recipient] 

Jim Parsons

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