Talley's Folly

Comedy - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 7, 1980
  • Opening Date: February 20, 1980
  • Closing Date: November 18, 1980
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 286

Playwright: Lanford Wilson

Synopsis

This segment of Lanford Wilson's trilogy about the Talley family looks at the courtship of Aunt Sally and her beloved husband, Matt.

 

Opening Night Cast

Trish Hawkins Sally Talley
Judd Hirsch in Talley's Folly Judd Hirsch Matt Friedman
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Lanford Wilson Writer
  Marshall W. Mason Director
  John Bard Manulis Assistant Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jennifer von Mayrhauser Jennifer von Mayrhauser Costume Design
  Dennis Parichy Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1979 - 1980

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Actor in a Play Judd Hirsch Nominee
1979 Outstanding Actor in a Play Judd Hirsch Nominee
1980 Outstanding Director of a Play Marshall W. Mason Nominee
1980 Outstanding Lighting Design Dennis Parichy Winner
1979 Outstanding New Play   Nominee
1980 Outstanding New Play   Nominee
1980 Outstanding Set Design John Lee Beatty Winner
1979 Outstanding Set Design John Lee Beatty Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Best Play Lanford Wilson Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Set Design John Lee Beatty Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Lanford Wilson Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Actor in a Play Judd Hirsch Nominee
1980 Direction of a Play Marshall W. Mason Nominee
1980 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Dennis Parichy Nominee
1980 Play   Nominee
1980 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) John Lee Beatty Winner
 
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