Mass Appeal

Play - Original

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 29, 1981
  • Opening Date: November 12, 1981
  • Closing Date: May 16, 1982
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 212

Playwright: Bill C. Davis

Synopsis

A beloved Catholic priest who deftly avoids controversial issues encounters a passionate young seminarian who is determined to make such issues part of his preaching.

 

Opening Night Cast

Milo O'Shea Father Tim Farley
Michael O'Keefe in Mass Appeal Michael O'Keefe Mark Dolson
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Bill C. Davis Writer
  Geraldine Fitzgerald Director
  David Gropman Scenic Design
William Ivey Long William Ivey Long Costume Design
  F. Mitchell Dana Lighting Design
  T. Richard Fitzgerald Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1981 - 1982

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Actor in a Play Milo O'Shea Nominee
1981 Outstanding Director of a Play Geraldine Fitzgerald Nominee
1981 Outstanding New Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 John Gassner Award Bill C. Davis Winner
1982 Outstanding Actor in a Play Milo O'Shea Winner
1981 Special Award Geraldine Fitzgerald Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Theatre World Award Michael O'Keefe Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Actor in a Play Milo O'Shea Nominee
1982 Direction of a Play Geraldine Fitzgerald Nominee
 
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