A Memory of Two Mondays / 27 Wagons Full of Cotton

One Act - Original

Playhouse Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 13, 1976
  • Opening Date: January 26, 1976
  • Closing Date: March 21, 1976
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 63
  • A Memory of Two Mondays / 27 Wagons Full of Cotton is comprised of 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, A Memory of Two Mondays

Synopsis

A double bill of one-act plays. In Arthur Miller's A Memory of Two Mondays, a young man working in a Brooklyn auto-parts warehouse during the Depression dreams of a college education. In Tennessee Williams' 27 Wagons Full of Cotton, a Southern cotton gin owner seeks revenge against a rival who burned down his factory by seducing that rival's childlike bride.

 

27 Wagons Full of Cotton: Opening Night Cast

Tony Musante Silva Vicarro
Roy Poole Jake Meighan
Meryl Streep in 27 Wagons Full of Cotton Meryl Streep Flora Meighan
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27 Wagons Full of Cotton: Opening Night Production Credits

Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Writer
  Arvin Brown Director
  James Tilton Scenic Design
Albert Wolsky Albert Wolsky Costume Design
  James Tilton Lighting Design
  J. Roy Helland Hair Design
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A Memory of Two Mondays: Opening Night Cast

Leonardo Cimino Jim
Joel Colodner Jerry
Alice Drummond Agnes
Pierre Epstein Raymond
Clarence Felder Mechanic
Joe Grifasi in A Memory of Two Mondays Joe Grifasi Frank
Tom Hulce in A Memory of Two Mondays Tom Hulce Bert
Calvin Jung William
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A Memory of Two Mondays: Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Miller Arthur Miller Writer
  Arvin Brown Director
  James Tilton Scenic Design
Albert Wolsky Albert Wolsky Costume Design
  James Tilton Lighting Design
  J. Roy Helland Hair Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Play Meryl Streep Nominee
1976 Outstanding Costume Design Albert Wolsky Nominee
1976 Outstanding Director of a Play Arvin Brown Nominee
1976 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Roy Poole Nominee
1976 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Leonardo Cimino Nominee
1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Alice Drummond Nominee
1976 Outstanding Lighting Design James Tilton Nominee
1976 Outstanding Revival   Nominee
1976 Outstanding Set Design James Tilton Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Performance Meryl Streep Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Featured Actress in a Play Meryl Streep Nominee
 
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