That Championship Season (1972). Written by Jason Miller
. Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto. Directed by A.J. Antoon
[earliest Broadway credit]. Booth Theatre: 14 Sep 1972- 21 Apr 1974 (700 performances + 3 previews that began on 11 Sep 1972). Cast: Charles Durning
(as "George Sikowski"), Richard Dysart
(as "Coach"), Walter ...
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There are many secrets in us, in the depths of our souls, that we don't want anyone to know about. There's terror and repulsion in us, the terrible spot that we don't talk about. That place no one knows about -- horrifying things we keep secret. A lot of that is released through acting.
He was the ninth of ten children, but five of his sisters died of smallpox or scarlet fever in childhood, three of them within two weeks. His surviving siblings were James (1915-2000), Clifford (1916-1994), Frances (born 1919) and Gerald Durning (born 1926). His mother, Louise (Leonard), who was of Irish descent, was a laundress at West Point, and his father, James Durning, was an Irish immigrant...
Burly and tough but genial characters