Whose Life Is It Anyway?

Drama - Revival

Royale Theatre

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  • First Preview: February 11, 1980
  • Opening Date: February 24, 1980
  • Closing Date: May 18, 1980
  • Previews: 9
  • Performances: 96

Playwright: Brian Clark


A car-crash victim who has been paralyzed fights for his right to die rather than live in an incapacitated state.


Opening Night Cast

Mary Tyler Moore in Whose Life Is It Anyway? Mary Tyler Moore Claire Harrison
James Naughton in Whose Life Is It Anyway? James Naughton Dr. David Scott
Josef Sommer Dr. Michael Emerson
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Brian Clark Writer
  Michael Lindsay-Hogg Director
  Alan Tagg Scenic Design
  Pearl Somner Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  John D. Quaglia Hair Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Actress in a Play Mary Tyler Moore Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Special Award Mary Tyler Moore Winner
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