The Night of the Tribades

Play - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 7, 1977
  • Opening Date: October 13, 1977
  • Closing Date: October 22, 1977
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Per Olov Enquist


The emotional life of the playwright August Strindberg is examined in Per Olov Enquist's play.


Opening Night Cast

Bibi Andersson Siri von-Essen-Strindberg
Eileen Atkins in The Night of the Tribades Eileen Atkins Marie Caroline David
Max Von Sydow August Strindberg
Werner Klemperer Viggo Schiwe
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Per Olov Enquist Writer
  Ross Shideler Translator
  Michael Kahn Director
  Lawrence S. King Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  John McLain Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1978 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Eileen Atkins Winner
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