Da

Comedy - Original

Morosco Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 28, 1978
  • Opening Date: May 1, 1978
  • Closing Date: January 1, 1980
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 697

Playwright: Hugh Leonard

Synopsis

An Irish man recalls his troubled relationship with his late father, a poor gardener constantly taken advantage of by his employers.

 

Opening Night Cast

Barnard Hughes Da
Brian Murray in Da Brian Murray Charlie Now
Lois De Banzie Mrs. Prynne
Mia Dillon in Da Mia Dillon Mary Tate
Sylvia O'Brien Mother
Lester Rawlins Drumm
Richard Seer Young Charlie
Ralph Williams in Da Ralph Williams Oliver
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Leonard Writer
  Melvin Bernhardt Director
  Marjorie Kellogg Scenic Design
Jennifer von Mayrhauser Jennifer von Mayrhauser Costume Design
  Arden Fingerhut Lighting Design
  Richard Horner General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1977 - 1978

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Play Brian Murray Nominee
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Play Barnard Hughes Winner
1978 Outstanding Director of a Play Melvin Bernhardt Winner
1978 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Lester Rawlins Nominee
1978 Outstanding New Play   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Best Play Hugh Leonard Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Outstanding Actor in a Play   Winner
1978 Outstanding Director of a Play Melvin Bernhardt Winner
1978 Outstanding Play   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Theatre World Award Richard Seer Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Actor in a Play Barnard Hughes Winner
1978 Direction of a Play Melvin Bernhardt Winner
1978 Featured Actor in a Play Lester Rawlins Winner
1978 Play   Winner
 
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