Faith Healer

Play - Original

Longacre Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 3, 1979
  • Opening Date: April 5, 1979
  • Closing Date: April 22, 1979
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 20

Playwright: Brian Friel


"Rashomon"-like questions of reality and truth are raised here by four contradictory monologues, divided among three characters — an itinerant Irish healer of the sick, working the rural British Isles with his wife (or mistress), and his Cockney manager.


Opening Night Production Credits

Brian Friel Brian Friel Writer
  José Quintero Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Marilyn Rennagel Lighting Design
  Ben Rosenberg General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1978 - 1979

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Actor in a Play Donal Donnelly Nominee
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