A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Comedy - Revival

Longacre Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 21, 1985
  • Opening Date: March 27, 1985
  • Closing Date: June 23, 1985
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 93

Playwright: Peter Nichols

Synopsis

A married couple struggle to deal with their disabled daughter, inventing conversations, characteristics and a full imaginary life for her as their own marriage falls apart.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter Nichols Writer
  Arvin Brown Director
  Marjorie Kellogg Scenic Design
  Bill Walker Costume Design
  Ronald Wallace Lighting Design
  Charles LoPresto Wig Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1984 - 1985

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Most Promising Female Performer Joanna Gleason Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Play Jim Dale Nominee
1985 Outstanding Actress in a Play Stockard Channing Nominee
1985 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Joanna Gleason Nominee
1985 Outstanding Revival   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Play Jim Dale Winner
1985 Outstanding Revival   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Actor in a Play Jim Dale Nominee
1985 Actress in a Play Stockard Channing Winner
1985 Featured Actress in a Play Joanna Gleason Nominee
1985 Revival (Play or Musical)   Winner
 
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