I Ought to Be in Pictures

Comedy - Original

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 15, 1980
  • Opening Date: April 3, 1980
  • Closing Date: January 11, 1981
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 324

Playwright: Neil Simon


A struggling Hollywood screenwriter is visited by the 19-year-old daughter from New York whom he abandoned years ago.


Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Writer
  Herbert Ross Director
  David Jenkins Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  Gerry Leddy Women's Hairstyles
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1979 - 1980

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Set Design David Jenkins Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Theatre World Award Dinah Manoff Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Featured Actress in a Play Dinah Manoff Winner
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