The Sunshine Boys

Comedy - Original

Broadhurst Theatre (December 20, 1972 - October 27, 1973)
Shubert Theatre (October 30, 1973 - February 09, 1974)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (February 11, 1974 - April 21, 1974)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 18, 1972
  • Opening Date: December 20, 1972
  • Closing Date: April 21, 1974
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 538

Playwright: Neil Simon


Ex-vaudevillians Willie Clark and Al Lewis reunite for a television special — in spite of the fact that they can't stand each other.


Opening Night Cast

Jack Albertson Willie Clark
Sam Levene in The Sunshine Boys Sam Levene Al Lewis
Lewis J.  Stadlen in The Sunshine Boys Lewis J. Stadlen Ben Silverman
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Writer
  Alan Arkin Director
  Kert F. Lundell Scenic Design
Albert Wolsky Albert Wolsky Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  Jose Véga General Manager
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Outstanding Performance Jack Albertson Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Actor in a Play Jack Albertson Nominee
1973 Direction of a Play Alan Arkin Nominee
1973 Play   Nominee
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