The Wake of Jamey Foster

Play - Original

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 4, 1982
  • Opening Date: October 14, 1982
  • Closing Date: October 23, 1982
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Beth Henley


A Southern family gathers for the wake of a deceased relative with a shady reputation, as unrequited love and class tensions within the extended family bubble anew.


Opening Night Cast

Anthony Heald in The Wake of Jamey Foster Anthony Heald Wayne Foster
Holly Hunter Pixrose Wilson
Susan Kingsley Marshael Foster
Belita Moreno Katty Foster
Patricia Richardson in The Wake of Jamey Foster Patricia Richardson Collard Darnell
Brad Sullivan Brocker Slade
Stephen Tobolowsky in The Wake of Jamey Foster Stephen Tobolowsky Leon Darnell
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Opening Night Production Credits

Beth Henley Beth Henley Writer
  Ulu Grosbard Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
Jennifer von Mayrhauser Jennifer von Mayrhauser Costume Design
  Jennifer Tipton Lighting Design
  David Rapkin Sound Design
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