Bent

Drama - Original

New Apollo Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 19, 1979
  • Opening Date: December 2, 1979
  • Closing Date: June 28, 1980
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 241

Playwright: Martin Sherman

Synopsis

Two homosexual lovers are thrown into a Nazi concentration camp in the 1930s, with one denying being gay until his experiences in the camp teach him the importance of pride in himself.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  Martin Sherman Writer
  Robert Allan Ackerman Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
  Robert Wojewodski Costume Design
  Arden Fingerhut Lighting Design
  Jay Kingwill General Manager
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play David Dukes Nominee
1980 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Michael Gross Nominee
1980 Outstanding Music in a Play Stanley Silverman Nominee
1980 Outstanding Sound Design Stanley Silverman Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Theatre World Award Richard Gere Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Featured Actor in a Play David Dukes Nominee
1980 Play   Nominee
 
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