Musical - Original

Jack Lawrence Theatre

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  • First Preview: September 20, 1984
  • Opening Date: September 25, 1984
  • Closing Date: October 14, 1984
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 24


A pioneer woman and her daughters record the family's hardships and joys in the exquisite quilts they make by hand, each quilt "block" commemorating an event in their lives.


Opening Night Cast

Evalyn Baron Daughter
Marjorie Berman Daughter
Emily Knapp Chatfield Musician Daughter
Alma Cuervo in Quilters Alma Cuervo Daughter
Melanie Sue Harby Musician Daughter
John S. Lionarons Musician Son
Lynn Lobban Daughter
Rosemary McNamara Daughter
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Molly Newman Book
  Barbara Damashek Book
  Barbara Damashek Music
  Barbara Damashek Lyrics
  Barbara Damashek Director
  Ursula Belden Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1984 - 1985

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Book of a Musical Molly Newman
Barbara Damashek
1985 Direction of a Musical Barbara Damashek Nominee
1985 Featured Actress in a Musical Evalyn Baron Nominee
1985 Featured Actress in a Musical Lenka Peterson Nominee
1985 Musical   Nominee
1985 Original Score Barbara Damashek Nominee
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