The Octette Bridge Club

Play - Original

Music Box Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 26, 1985
  • Opening Date: March 5, 1985
  • Closing Date: March 23, 1985
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 24

Playwright: P. J. Barry


Eight sisters are photographed at their annual twice-monthly meal and bridge club, although the idyllic scene is soon replaced with deeper troubles, petty betrayals and illnesses.


Opening Night Production Credits

  P. J. Barry Writer
  Tom Moore Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Carrie F. Robbins Carrie F. Robbins Costume Design
  Roger Morgan Lighting Design
  Bruce D. Cameron Sound Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Outstanding Costume Design Carrie F. Robbins Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Nancy Marchand Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Anne Pitoniak Nominee
1985 Outstanding Set Design John Lee Beatty Nominee
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