The Whale

Name: Peter Jay Sharp Theater (at Playwrights Horizons)
Address: 416 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Details
First performance date: October 12, 2012
Opening date: November 5, 2012
Closing date: December 15, 2012
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2013 GLAAD Media Award Nomination
Outstanding New York Theater: Broadway and Off-Broadway

2013 Drama League Award Nominations
1. Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play
2. Distinguished Performance, Shuler Hensley

2012-13 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations
1. Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play
2. Outstanding Actor in a Play, Shuler Hensley
3. John Gassner Award, Samuel D. Hunter

2013 Drama Desk Award Nominations
1. Outstanding Actor in a Play, Shuler Hensley
2. Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, Tasha Lawrence
3. Outstanding Set Design, Mimi Lien

2013 Henry Hewes Design Award Nominations
1. Costume Design, Jessica Pabst
2. Notable Effects [fat suit], Jessica Pabst

2012-2013 Joe A. Callaway Award Nomination
Direction, Davis McCallum

2013 Lucille Lortel Awards
1. Outstanding Play
2. Outstanding Lead Actor, Shuler Hensley
3. Outstanding Costume Design, Jessica Pabst

2013 Drama Desk Award
Special Award, Samuel D. Hunter

2013 OBIE Award
Performance, Shuler Hensley
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Playwrights Horizons Producer
Tim Sanford Artistic Director
Leslie Marcus Managing Director
Samuel D. Hunter Playwright
Davis McCallum Director
Mimi Lien Set Designer
Jessica Pabst Costume Designer
Jane Cox Lighting Designer
Fitz Patton Sound Designer
Jason Ardizzone-West Assistant Set Designer
Feli Lamenca Assistant Set Designer
Samantha Jacobson Assistant Costume Designer
Amanda Bestor-Siegal Assistant Lighting Designer
Erik T. Lawson Assistant Sound Designer
Bradford Louryk Graphic Designer
Carol Fishman General Manager
The Publicity Office Press Representative
Alaina Taylor Production Stage Manager
Katrina Herrmann Assistant Stage Manager
Christopher Boll Production Manager
Brian Coleman Technical Director
Kate Stack Prop Master
Samantha Jacobson Wardrobe
Alaine Alldaffer Casting

Actor Role
Cassie Beck Liz
Reyna de Courcy Ellie
Shuler Hensley Charlie
Tasha Lawrence Mary
Cory Michael Smith Elder Thomas
Replacement Credits

Actor Role
Rebecca Henderson Liz