Children of a Lesser God

Broadway
Play
Drama
Original
A speech therapist who works at a school for the deaf attempts to teach the school's deaf cleaning woman to speak and read lips. They fall in love, but she refuses to learn speech, which complicates their relationship.

Awards

Drama Desk Award
1980 Outstanding Actor in a Play Winner
1980 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nominee
1980 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
1980 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1980 Outstanding New Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1980 Outstanding Debut Performance Winner
1980 Outstanding New Broadway Play Winner
Tony Award
1980 Actor in a Play Winner
1980 Actress in a Play Winner
1980 Direction of a Play Nominee
1980 Play Winner