The Lady from Dubuque

Play - Original

Morosco Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 25, 1980
  • Opening Date: January 31, 1980
  • Closing Date: February 9, 1980
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Edward Albee


Three couples meet in a living room and play dangerous games, avoiding the topic of one woman's imminent death, until they are interrupted by the arrival of a black man and a woman calling herself "the lady from Dubuque" and saying she is the dying woman's mother.


Opening Night Production Credits

Edward Albee Edward Albee Writer
  Alan Schneider Director
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Scenic Design
  John Falabella Costume Design
  Pauline Trigère Miss Worth's Costume
  Richard Nelson Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1979 - 1980

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Featured Actor in a Play Earle Hyman Nominee
1980 Featured Actress in a Play Maureen Anderman Nominee
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