Her father would send the couple money each month to help.
During later interviews he spoke about Strasberg and the Studio's effect on his career. Lee Strasberg hasn't been given the credit he deserves ... The play opened January 17, 1968, and ran for 177 performances; it was staged in a double bill with Horovitz's It's Called the Sugar Plum, starring Clayburgh. It was Pacino's first journey to Italy; he later recalled that "performing for an Italian audience was a marvelous experience".
Pacino won an Obie Award for Best Actor for his role, with John Cazale winning for Best Supporting actor and Horowitz for Best New Play. Pacino and Clayburgh were cast in "Deadly Circle of Violence", an episode of the ABC television series NYPD, premiering November 12, 1968.
Clayburgh at the time was also appearing on the soap opera Search for Tomorrow, playing the role of Grace Bolton.
In television, Pacino has acted in several productions for HBO including the miniseries Angels in America (2003) and the Jack Kevorkian biopic You Don't Know Jack (2010), both of which won him the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.
In addition to his work in film, Pacino has had an extensive career on stage and is a two-time Tony Award winner, in 19, for his performances in Does a Tiger Wear a Necktie?