The Real Thing

Broadway
Drama
Original
Playwright Henry and actress Annie fall in love while cheating on their spouses, then marry and cheat on each other, unable to let his intense intellect and her intense emotions keep them from appreciating their love.

Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1984 Most Promising Male Performer Winner
Drama Desk Award
1984 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
1984 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
1984 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1984 Outstanding Lighting Design Nominee
1984 Outstanding New Play Winner
1984 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1984 Best Play Winner
Outer Critics Circle
1984 Outstanding New Broadway Play Winner
Tony Award
1984 Actor in a Play Winner
1984 Actress in a Play Winner
1984 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1984 Direction of a Play Winner
1984 Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1984 Play Winner
1984 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Nominee