The American Clock

Play - Original

Biltmore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 11, 1980
  • Opening Date: November 20, 1980
  • Closing Date: November 30, 1980
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Arthur Miller


A businessman and his family, including his son who dreams of being a writer, are hit hard by the Great Depression in Arthur Miller's semi-autobiographical play.


Opening Night Cast

William Atherton Lee Baum
Francine Beers Myrna
Fanny Margolies
Donnie Burks Piano Mover
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Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Miller Arthur Miller Writer
Vivian Matalon Vivian Matalon Director
  Karl Eigsti Scenic Design
  Robert Wojewodski Costume Design
  Neil Peter Jampolis Lighting Design
  Charles LoPresto Hair Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Actress in a Play Joan Copeland Winner
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