The Golden Age

Play - Original

Jack Lawrence Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 30, 1984
  • Opening Date: April 12, 1984
  • Closing Date: May 6, 1984
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 29

Playwright: A. R. Gurney


A young writer and college professor contacts an Upper West Side matron about her connections to great figures of the past. The woman moves him into her apartment, hoping he will fall for her shy granddaughter.


Opening Night Cast

Stockard Channing in The Golden Age Stockard Channing Virginia
Jeff Daniels in The Golden Age Jeff Daniels Tom
Irene Worth in The Golden Age Irene Worth Isabel Hastings Hoyt
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Opening Night Production Credits

A. R. Gurney A. R. Gurney Writer
  John Tillinger Director
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Arden Fingerhut Lighting Design
  Paul Huntley Productions, Inc. Ms. Worth's Hair Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Outstanding Actress in a Play Irene Worth Nominee
1984 Outstanding Costume Design Jane Greenwood Nominee
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