The Rink

Musical - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • First Preview: January 12, 1984
  • Opening Date: February 9, 1984
  • Closing Date: August 4, 1984
  • Previews: 29
  • Performances: 204

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Book: Terrence McNally

Synopsis

An Italian housewife who runs a roller-skating rink on the Eastern seaboard prepares to abandon it until her estranged daughter returns after a long absence, hoping to save the rink and patch things up with her mother.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Terrence McNally Terrence McNally Book
John Kander John Kander Music
Fred Ebb Fred Ebb Lyrics
  A. J. Antoon Director
Graciela Daniele Graciela Daniele Choreographer
  Peter Larkin Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1983 - 1984

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Liza Minnelli Nominee
1984 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Chita Rivera Winner
1984 Outstanding Director of a Musical A. J. Antoon Nominee
1984 Outstanding Lighting Design Marc B. Weiss Nominee
1984 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
1984 Outstanding Set Design Peter Larkin Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Actress in a Musical Liza Minnelli Nominee
1984 Actress in a Musical Chita Rivera Winner
1984 Choreography Graciela Daniele Nominee
1984 Original Score John Kander
Fred Ebb
Nominee
1984 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Peter Larkin Nominee
 
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