Play - Original

Lyceum Theatre

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  • First Preview: January 24, 1979
  • Opening Date: January 28, 1979
  • Closing Date: May 5, 1979
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 113

Playwright: Arthur Kopit


A woman who in her youth performed stunts on biplanes struggles to regain control of her mobility and her life after suffering a stroke.


Opening Night Cast

Constance Cummings Emily Stilson
Mary-Joan Negro Amy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arthur Kopit Writer
  John Madden Director
  Andrew Jackness Scenic Design
  Jeanne Button Costume Design
  Tom Schraeder Lighting Design
  Tom Voegeli Sound Design
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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 Actress in a Play Constance Cummings Winner
1979 Outstanding Director of a Play John Madden Nominee
1979 Outstanding New Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Actress in a Play Constance Cummings Winner
1979 Featured Actress in a Play Mary-Joan Negro Nominee
1979 Play   Nominee
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