The Heidi Chronicles

Play - Original

Plymouth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 1, 1989
  • Opening Date: March 9, 1989
  • Closing Date: September 1, 1990
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 622

Playwright: Wendy Wasserstein

Synopsis

A feminist art historian and her friends, male and female, gay and straight, mature from the 1960s to the 1980s as they search for political, professional and personal fulfillment, in Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play.

 

Opening Night Cast

Joan Allen in The Heidi Chronicles Joan Allen Heidi Holland
Peter Friedman in The Heidi Chronicles Peter Friedman Scoop Rosenbaum
Boyd Gaines in The Heidi Chronicles Boyd Gaines Peter Patrone
Ellen Parker Susan Johnston
Joanne Camp in The Heidi Chronicles Joanne Camp Molly
Fran
April
Betsy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Wendy Wasserstein Writer
Daniel Sullivan Daniel Sullivan Director
Thomas Lynch Thomas Lynch Scenic Design
Jennifer von Mayrhauser Jennifer von Mayrhauser Costume Design
Pat Collins Pat Collins Lighting Design
Scott Lehrer Scott Lehrer Sound Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actor in a Play Peter Friedman Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actress in a Play Joan Allen Nominee
1989 Outstanding Director of a Play Daniel Sullivan Nominee
1989 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Joanne Camp Nominee
1989 Outstanding New Play   Winner
1989 Outstanding Set Design Thomas Lynch Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Best Play Wendy Wasserstein Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Wendy Wasserstein Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Actress in a Play Joan Allen Nominee
1989 Direction of a Play Daniel Sullivan Nominee
1989 Featured Actor in a Play Boyd Gaines Winner
1989 Featured Actress in a Play Joanne Camp Nominee
1989 Play   Winner
1989 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Thomas Lynch Nominee
 
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