Yentl

Play - Original

Eugene O'Neill Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 15, 1975
  • Opening Date: October 23, 1975
  • Closing Date: May 2, 1976
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 223

Playwright: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Leah Napolin

Synopsis

A Jewish girl disguises herself as a boy in order to study the Torah in this adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's story "Yentl the Yeshiva Boy."

 

Opening Night Cast

Tovah Feldshuh in Yentl Tovah Feldshuh Yentl
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Leah Napolin Writer
  Isaac Bashevis Singer Writer
  Robert Kalfin Director
  Karl Eigsti Scenic Design
Carrie F. Robbins Carrie F. Robbins Costume Design
  William Mintzer Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actress in a Play Tovah Feldshuh Nominee
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Play Tovah Feldshuh Nominee
1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Lynn Ann Leveridge Nominee
1975 Special Award Tovah Feldshuh Winner
1976 Unique Theatrical Experience   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Special Award Tovah Feldshuh Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Theatre World Award John Shea Winner
1976 Theatre World Award Tovah Feldshuh Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Actress in a Play Tovah Feldshuh Nominee
 
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