The Shadow Box

Drama - Original

Morosco Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 26, 1977
  • Opening Date: March 31, 1977
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1977
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 315

Playwright: Michael Cristofer

Synopsis

Three terminally ill patients and their family members prepare to face the inevitable in the same hospital, in Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Cristofer Michael Cristofer Writer
Gordon Davidson Gordon Davidson Director
  Ming Cho Lee Scenic Design
  Bill Walker Costume Design
  Ronald Wallace Lighting Design
  Patrick D. Morton Miss Elliott's Hair Styled
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1976 - 1977

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Most Promising Female Performer Rose Gregorio Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Joyce Ebert Nominee
1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Rose Gregorio Nominee
1977 Outstanding New Play (American) Michael Cristofer
Allan Francis
Ken Marsolais
Leonard Soloway
Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Outstanding Director of a Play Gordon Davidson Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Michael Cristofer Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Direction of a Play Gordon Davidson Winner
1977 Featured Actor in a Play Laurence Luckinbill Nominee
1977 Featured Actress in a Play Rose Gregorio Nominee
1977 Featured Actress in a Play Patricia Elliott Nominee
1977 Play   Winner
 
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