The Weir 1999

Opened: April 1, 1999
Closing: November 28, 1999

The Weir - 1999 - Broadway History , Info & More

Walter Kerr Theatre (Broadway)
219 West 48th St. New York, NY

The Weir is recognised as McPherson's masterpiece, winning the Evening Standard, Critics' Circle and Olivier Award for Best New Play in 1999. Josie Rourke's production is the first major British revival of this undoubted modern classic and marks the first West End transfer from the Donmar since her appointment as Artistic Director.

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The Weir has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1999, Broadway which opened in 1999, Off-Broadway which opened in 2013, West End which opened in 2014 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2015.
The Weir has been nominated for several awards. It received nominations for Outstanding Broadway Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards and for Performance at the Theatre World Awards, specifically for Brendan Coyle.
The Weir has won several awards, including the Outstanding Broadway Play award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards. Additionally, Brendan Coyle received the Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for his role in the show.

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