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Big River Production History

Big River Show Information

Previews: April 05, 1985 (22 previews)
Opening:April 25, 1985
Closing:September 20, 1987
# Performances:1005
Theatres: Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
4/5/1985 - 9/20/1987
Production Type:Original Production
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Show type Musical

Other Productions of Big River

1985   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1986   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1987   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1997   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
2003   Broadway Roundabout Revival
Broadway
2004   US Tour National Tour
US Tour

Big River - 1985 Broadway Awards and Nominations

Note: Award winners will appear on a background
Year Ceremony Category Nominee
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical Ron Richardson
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical Daniel H. Jenkins
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Costume Design Patricia McGourty
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Rene Auberjonois
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical John Goodman
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Bob Gunton
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical John Short
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Patti Cohenour
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lighting Design Richard Riddell
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Lyrics Roger Miller
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Music Roger Miller
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestrations Steven Margoshes
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Orchestrations Danny Troob
1985 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Set Design Heidi Landesman
1985 The Hewes Awards Costume Design Patricia McGourty
1985 The Hewes Awards Lighting Design Richard Riddell
1985 The Hewes Awards Scenic Design Heidi Landesman-Ettinger
1985 Tony Awards Best Book of a Musical Big River
1985 Tony Awards Best Costume Design Patricia McGourty
1985 Tony Awards Best Direction of a Musical Des McAnuff
1985 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design Richard Riddell
1985 Tony Awards Best Musical Dodger Theatricals
1985 Tony Awards Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Roger Miller
1985 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Ron Richardson
1985 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Rene Auberjonois
1985 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Daniel H. Jenkins