Angels Fall

Play - Original

Longacre Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 18, 1983
  • Opening Date: January 22, 1983
  • Closing Date: March 13, 1983
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 57

Playwright: Lanford Wilson


Two couples — a disillusioned former college professor and the student who married him and takes care of him, and a wealthy widow and her tennis-player lover — come to a New Mexico mission to seek spiritual counseling from a priest and his Native American assistant.


Opening Night Cast

Barnard Hughes Father William Doherty
Fritz Weaver in Angels Fall Fritz Weaver Niles Harris
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Lanford Wilson Writer
  Marshall W. Mason Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jennifer von Mayrhauser Jennifer von Mayrhauser Costume Design
  Dennis Parichy Lighting Design
  Chuck London Media Sound Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Theatre World Award Brian Tarantina Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Direction of a Play Marshall W. Mason Nominee
1983 Play   Nominee
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