The Piano Lesson

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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2013 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations
1. Outstanding Lead Actor, Brandon J. Dirden
2. Outstanding Lighting Design, Rui Rita

2012-13 Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination
Outstanding Revival of a Play

2013 Off-Broadway Alliance Award Nomination
Best Play Revival

2013 Drama Desk Award Nominations
1. Outstanding Revival of a Play
2. Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play, Chuck Cooper
3. Outstanding Director of a Play

2013 Drama League Award Nominations
1. Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off- Broadway Play
2. Distinguished Performance, Brandon J. Dirden
3. Distinguished Performance, Roslyn Ruff

2013 Henry Hewes Design Award Nominations
1. Scenic Design, Michael Carnahan
2. Costume Design, Karen Perry
3. Lighting Design, Rui Rita

2013 Lucille Lortel Awards
1. Outstanding Revival
2. Outstanding Director, Ruben Santiago- Hudson
3. Outstanding Lead Actress, Roslyn Ruff
4. Outstanding Featured Actor, Chuck Cooper

2013 Theatre World Award
Brandon J. Dirden

2013 OBIE Award
1. Performance, Brandon J. Dirden
2. Direction, Ruben Santiago-Hudson

2012-2013 Joe A. Callaway Award
Direction, Ruben Santiago-Hudson
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
Stephen Dobay Assistant Set Designer
Jason Sherwood Assistant Set Designer
Pamela Mieser Assistant Costume Designer
Sam Kusnetz Assistant Sound Designer
Matt Taylor Associate Lighting Designer
Valerie Gladstone Hair Designer
Valerie Gladstone Wig 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
William Cantler Casting
Telsey + Company Casting
Kirsten Bowen Dramaturg

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