Who Won the 1980
Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Play

Phyllis Frelich

("Children Of A Lesser God")

1979 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Play Winner
1981  Winner

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1980 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Play Winner Phyllis Frelich News

A hit '80s play is coming back to Broadway

New York Post
The original production, which starred John Rubinstein and Phyllis Frelich, ran 887 performances. The play has been produced all over the world and was made into a 1986 movie starring William Hurt and Marlee Matlin, who won an Oscar. Medoff wrote it ...

1980 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Play Winner Phyllis Frelich News

Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff to Star in Kenny Leon-Helmed Children of a Lesser God

Playbill.com
He will be joined by former Miss Deaf America Lauren Ridloff (Wonderstruck) as Sarah Norman (a role that won Phyllis Frelich a Tony Award and Marlee Matlin an Oscar), John McGinty (The Healing) as Orin Dennis, and Stephen Spinella (Angels in America) ...

1980 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Play Winner Phyllis Frelich News

Why Mary Tyler Moore received her special Tony Award in 1980

Los Angeles Times
Moore won a special Tony Award for “Whose Life Is It Anyway,” about a sculptor paralyzed in a car crash, in 1980 — the year Phyllis Frelich won lead actress in a play for “Children of a Lesser God.” Why was Moore given a special Tony? Records don't ...

1980 Tony Awards Best Leading Actress Play Winner Phyllis Frelich News

Gordon Davidson: You Had to Love Him, and Very Often His Work Too

American Theatre
Davidson (second from left) directs “Children of a Lesser God” with John Rubinstein and Phyllis Frelich. (Photo by Jay Thompson). Over the years the term “a Taper play” became part of our vernacular. It was shorthand for something meaty, committed ...

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