Our Town (2003 film)

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Our Town
Directed by James Naughton
Produced by
Written by Thornton Wilder
Starring Paul Newman
Maggie Lacey
Ben Fox
Language English
Release date
  • May 23, 2003 (2003-05-23)
Running time 120 minute

Our Town is a 2003 television film adaptation of the play of the same name by Thornton Wilder. It stars Paul Newman, who was nominated for both an Emmy and a SAG award for outstanding acting. It was shown on PBS as part of Masterpiece Theatre after first being shown on the cable channel Showtime. It was filmed at the Booth Theatre in Manhattan, where it played on Broadway in 2002. The production originated at the Westport Country Playhouse.

Cast[edit]

  • Jayne Atkinson as Mrs. Gibbs
  • Wendy Barrie-Wilson as Woman in Balcony
  • Reathel Bean as Man in Auditorium
  • John Braden as Professor Willard
  • Tom Brennan as Joe Stoddard
  • Kieran Campion as Baseball Player
  • Patch Darragh as Baseball Player
  • Frank Converse as Dr. Gibbs
  • Jane Curtin as Mrs. Webb
  • Jeffrey DeMunn as Mr. Webb
  • Mia Dillon as Mrs. Soames
  • Conor Donovan as Wally Webb
  • Ben Fox as George Gibbs
  • Kristen Hahn as Rebecca Gibbs
  • Carter Jackson as Sam Craig
  • Maggie Lacey as Emily Webb
  • Stephen Mendillo as Constable Warren
  • Paul Newman as Stage Manager
  • Stephen Spinella as Simon Stimson
  • T.J. Sullivan as Joe Crowell
  • Jake Robards as Howie Newsome
  • Cynthia Wallace as Woman in Auditorium
  • Travis Walters as Si Crowell

Awards[edit]

  • Emmy Nomination (2003): Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie (Paul Newman)
  • Golden Satellite Award Nominations (2004):
    • Best Motion Picture Made for Television
    • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television (Jayne Atkinson)
    • Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television (Jane Curtin)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award Nomination (2004): Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries (Paul Newman)

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