The Curse of an Aching Heart

Play - Original

Little Theatre

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  • First Preview: January 15, 1982
  • Opening Date: January 25, 1982
  • Closing Date: February 21, 1982
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 32

Playwright: William Alfred


A daughter of Irish immigrants in 1920s and 1930s Brooklyn loses her parents, is raised by an uncle who lusts for her, and waits patiently for the neighborhood lothario who turns out to be an alcoholic disappointment, but she still keeps her optimism.


Opening Night Cast

Faye Dunaway Fran Duffy
Frances Walsh
Frances Anna Duffy Walsh
Frances Anna Duffy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Alfred Writer
  Gerald Gutierrez Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
  Dennis Parichy Lighting Design
  David Rapkin Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1981 - 1982

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