'night, Mother

Drama - Original

John Golden Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 24, 1983
  • Opening Date: March 31, 1983
  • Closing Date: February 26, 1984
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 380

Playwright: Marsha Norman

Synopsis

In Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, a daughter announces to her mother that she will kill herself at the end of the evening, leading to an uneasy completion of routine tasks and a series of hopelessly ineffectual pleadings and confrontations.

 

Opening Night Cast

Kathy Bates in 'night, Mother Kathy Bates Jessie Cates
Anne Pitoniak in 'night, Mother Anne Pitoniak Thelma Cates
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Opening Night Production Credits

Marsha Norman Marsha Norman Writer
  Tom Moore Director
  Heidi Ettinger Scenic Design
  Heidi Ettinger Costume Design
James F. Ingalls James F. Ingalls Lighting Design
  Gerry Leddy Hairdresser
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Awards


New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Best Play Marsha Norman Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Outstanding Actress in a Play Anne Pitoniak Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Marsha Norman Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Theatre World Award Anne Pitoniak Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1983 Actress in a Play Kathy Bates Nominee
1983 Actress in a Play Anne Pitoniak Nominee
1983 Direction of a Play Tom Moore Nominee
1983 Play   Nominee
 
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