The Heidi Chronicles 1989

Ages: 11+
Opened: March 9, 1989
Closing: September 01, 1990

The Heidi Chronicles - 1989 - Broadway History , Info & More

Plymouth Theatre
236 W. 45th St. New York, NY 10036

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Pam MacKinnon and Orlando Pabotoy to Receive 2022-2023 Joe A. Callaway Awards From SDCF
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Pam MacKinnon and Orlando Pabotoy receive the 2022-2023 Joe A. Callaway Awards from Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation for excellence in directing and choreography.

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Andy Grotelueschen will replace the previously announced Jacob Ming-Trent for the first major New York presentation of Maltby & Shire’s new musical, The Country Wife at Red Bull Theater.

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Get the latest news on Red Bull Theater's upcoming production of THE COUNTRY WIFE, featuring an incredible cast including Nicholas Christopher, Carson Elrod, Eddie Korbich, Kristolyn Lloyd, Jacob Ming-Trent, Brad Oscar, Jelani Remy, and Lauren Worsham. Don't miss this one-night-only event.

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The Heidi Chronicles FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The Heidi Chronicles has had 4 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1988, Broadway which opened in 1989, St. Paul, MN (Regional) which opened in 2014 and Broadway which opened in 2015.
The Heidi Chronicles has been nominated for the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for Daniel Sullivan.
The Heidi Chronicles has been nominated for several awards, including Best Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. Dan Sullivan, the director of the play, was nominated for Outstanding Director - Play at the Drama Desk Awards. Wendy Wasserstein, the playwright, was also nominated for Outstanding New Play at the Drama Desk Awards. The set design by Thomas Lynch received a nomination for Outstanding Set Design at the Drama Desk Awards. The play was further recognized with a nomination for Best Broadway Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Additionally, The Heidi Chronicles was nominated for The Pulitzer Prize for Drama, which was awarded to Wendy Wasserstein.
The Heidi Chronicles has won several prestigious awards. It received the Best Play award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. The play also earned the Outstanding Director - Play award for Dan Sullivan and the Outstanding New Play award for Wendy Wasserstein from the Drama Desk Awards. Additionally, Thomas Lynch received the Outstanding Set Design award for his work on the play at the Drama Desk Awards. The Heidi Chronicles was recognized as the Best Broadway Play by the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Finally, Wendy Wasserstein, the playwright of The Heidi Chronicles, was honored with the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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