A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Comedy - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

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  • First Preview: January 26, 1968
  • Opening Date: February 1, 1968
  • Closing Date: June 15, 1968
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 154

Playwright: Peter Nichols


A married couple struggle to deal with their disabled daughter, inventing conversations, characteristics and a full imaginary life for her as their own marriage falls apart.


Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter Nichols Writer
Michael Blakemore Michael Blakemore Director
  Lloyd Burlingame Lighting Design
  Bill Levine General Manager
  Leonard A. Mulhern Company Manager
  Max Eisen General Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1968 Actor in a Play Albert Finney Nominee
1968 Direction of a Play Michael Blakemore Nominee
1968 Featured Actress in a Play Zena Walker Winner
1968 Play   Nominee
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