Love for Love

Comedy - Revival

Helen Hayes Theatre

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  • First Preview: November 6, 1974
  • Opening Date: November 11, 1974
  • Closing Date: November 30, 1974
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 24

Playwright: William Congreve


The playboy Valentine prepares, at least nominally, to give up his inheritance in order to continue an irresponsible life and to court the beautiful Angelica, in William Congreve's Restoration comedy and social satire.


Opening Night Cast

Glenn Close in Love for Love Glenn Close Angelica
Patricia Conwell Jenny
Lucy Cross Elizabethan Enterprise
David Dukes Scandal
George Ede Sir Sampson Legend
Marge Eliot Servant
Joel Fabiani Valentine
Clarence Felder Streetsweeper
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Congreve Writer
  Hugh Wheeler Songs
Paul Gemignani Paul Gemignani Songs
Harold Prince Harold Prince Director
  Douglas Higgins Scenic Design
  Franne Lee Costume Design
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Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Most Promising Female Performer Mary Beth Hurt Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play David Dukes Nominee
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