Ah, Wilderness!

Comedy - Revival

Neil Simon Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: June 15, 1988
  • Opening Date: June 23, 1988
  • Closing Date: July 23, 1988
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 13

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill


In a small New England town at the turn of the 20th century, an intense, poetic and sensitive young man falls in love, drives his mother crazy, and sparks his parents to recall their own romance and youth.


Opening Night Cast

Colleen Dewhurst Essie Miller
George Hearn in Ah, Wilderness! George Hearn Sid Davis
Jason Robards, Jr. in Ah, Wilderness! Jason Robards, Jr. Nat Miller
Elizabeth Wilson Lily Miller
Raphael Sbarge Richard Miller
William Cain in Ah, Wilderness! William Cain David McComber
Jennifer Dundas in Ah, Wilderness! Jennifer Dundas Mildred Miller
Annie Golden in Ah, Wilderness! Annie Golden Belle
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer
  Arvin Brown Director
Michael Yeargan Michael Yeargan Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Jennifer Tipton Lighting Design
  Alan Stieb Sound Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Theatre World Award Kyra Sedgwick Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
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