Slab Boys

Play - Original

Playhouse Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 18, 1983
  • Opening Date: March 7, 1983
  • Closing Date: April 17, 1983
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 48

Playwright: John Byrne


A group of boys who mix paints at a Scottish carpet factory pull secret pranks to escape the reality of their drab existence and to express defiance against their superiors.


Opening Night Cast

Kevin Bacon Phil McCann
Brian Benben Jack Hogg
Merwin Goldsmith Willie Currie
Jackie Earle Haley in Slab Boys Jackie Earle Haley Hector McKenzie
Val Kilmer Alan Downie
Beverly May Sadie
Sean Penn in Slab Boys Sean Penn George "Spanky" Farrell
Madeleine Potter Lucille Bentley
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Byrne Writer
  Robert Allan Ackerman Director
  Ray Recht Scenic Design
  John Byrne After Designs
  Robert Wojewodski Costume Design
  Arden Fingerhut Lighting Design
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