The Piano Lesson

Theatre
Name: Pershing Square Signature Center/ Irene Diamond Stage
Address: 480 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: October 31, 2012
Opening date: November 18, 2012
Closing date: January 20, 2013


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Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Signature Theatre Producer
Erika Mallin Executive Director
James Houghton Founding Artistic Director
Beth Whitaker Associate Artistic Director
  
August Wilson Playwright
Bill Sims Jr. Original Music
  
Ruben Santiago-Hudson Director
Nicole A. Watson Assistant Director
  
J. David Brimmer Fight Director
  
Michael Carnahan Set Designer
Karen Perry Costume Designer
Rui Rita Lighting Designer
David Van Tieghem Sound Designer
Valerie Gladstone Hair Designer
Valerie Gladstone Wig Designer
Stephen Dobay Assistant Set Designer
Jason Sherwood Assistant Set Designer
Pamela Mieser Assistant Costume Designer
Matt Taylor Associate Lighting Designer
Sam Kusnetz Assistant Sound Designer
  
Adam Bernstein General Manager
Boneau/Bryan-Brown Press Representative
  
Rebecca Goldstein-Glaze Production Stage Manager
Winnie Y. Lok Production Stage Manager
Matthew Kurtis Lutz Assistant Stage Manager
  
Sarah Bird Prop Master
Sally Halling Wardrobe
  
Kirsten Bowen Dramaturg
William Cantler Casting
Telsey + Company Casting

Cast
Actor Role
Eric Lenox Abrams Avery
Chuck Cooper Wining Boy
Brandon J. Dirden Boy Willie
Jason Dirden Lymon
Alexis Holt Maretha
Mandi Masden Grace
Roslyn Ruff Berniece
James A. Williams Doaker
Awards
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Revival Signature Theatre Producer
      August Wilson Playwright
2 WON 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson Director
3 NOMINATED 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actor Brandon J. Dirden Actor
4 WON 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lead Actress Roslyn Ruff Actor
5 WON 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Featured Actor Chuck Cooper Actor
6 NOMINATED 2013 Lucille Lortel Award, Outstanding Lighting Design Rui Rita Lighting Designer
7 WON 2013 AUDELCO Award, Lighting Design Rui Rita Lighting Designer
8 WON 2013 AUDELCO Award, Set Design Michael Carnahan Set Designer
9 NOMINATED 2013 AUDELCO Award, Costume Design Karen Perry Costume Designer
10 WON 2013 AUDELCO Award, Director/Dramatic Production Ruben Santiago-Hudson Director
11 WON 2013 AUDELCO Award, Supporting Actor Chuck Cooper Actor
12 WON 2013 AUDELCO Award, Lead Actor Brandon J. Dirden Actor
13 WON 2013 AUDELCO Award, Revival Signature Theatre Producer
      August Wilson Playwright
14 NOMINATED 2013 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Revival of a Play    
15 NOMINATED 2013 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Revival of a Musical August Wilson Playwright
16 NOMINATED 2013 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Chuck Cooper Actor
17 NOMINATED 2013 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Director of a Play Ruben Santiago-Hudson Director
18 NOMINATED 2013 Drama League Award, Outstanding Revival of a Play    
19 NOMINATED 2013 Drama League Award, Distinguished Performance Brandon J. Dirden Actor
20 NOMINATED 2013 Drama League Award, Distinguished Performance Roslyn Ruff Actor
21 NOMINATED 2013 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design Rui Rita Lighting Designer
22 NOMINATED 2013 Hewes Design Award, Scenic Design Michael Carnahan Set Designer
23 NOMINATED 2013 Hewes Design Award, Costume Design Karen Perry Costume Designer
24 WON 2013 Joe A. Callaway Award (SDCF), Excellence in Directing Ruben Santiago-Hudson Director
25 WON 2013 Obie Award, Direction Ruben Santiago-Hudson Director
26 WON 2013 Obie Award, Performance Brandon J. Dirden Actor
27 NOMINATED 2013 Off Broadway Alliance Award, Best Play Revival August Wilson Playwright
28 NOMINATED 2013 Outer Critics Circle Award, Outstanding Revival of a Play August Wilson Playwright
29 WON 2013 Theatre World Award Brandon J. Dirden Actor