Play - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

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  • First Preview: May 29, 1978
  • Opening Date: June 1, 1978
  • Closing Date: December 2, 1978
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 212

Playwright: Bernard Slade


A carefree bon vivant dying of leukemia receives a visit from the son he abandoned years ago.


Opening Night Cast

Jack Lemmon Scottie Templeton
Catherine Hicks Sally Haines
A. Larry Haines Lou Daniels
Tresa Hughes Dr. Gladys Petrelli
Robert Picardo Jud Templeton
Rosemary Prinz Maggie Stratton
Joan Welles Hilary
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Bernard Slade Writer
  Jack Lemmon The song "Scottie's Unfinished"
  Arthur Storch Director
  William Ritman Scenic Design
  Lowell Detweiler Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Actor in a Play Jack Lemmon Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Actor in a Play Jack Lemmon Nominee
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