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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead   

Alvin Theatre, (10/16/1967 - 1/06/1968)
Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (1/08/1968 - 10/19/1968)
First Preview: Oct 09, 1967 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Oct 16, 1967    
Closing Date: Oct 19, 1968 Total Performances: 420

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Within and around the action of Shakespeare's Hamlet.


Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation; Produced by arrangement with The Royal National Theatre (Laurence Olivier, Director); Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Tom Stoppard; Incidental music by Marc Wilkinson
Directed by Derek Goldby; Associate Director: Claude Chagrin
Scenic Design by Desmond Heeley; Costume Design by Desmond Heeley; Lighting Design by Richard Pilbrow; Tragedians Masks by Randy Echols; Production Sound: Bob Maybaum; Production Assistant to Mr. Heeley: Andre St. John
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Richard Osorio
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Andre St. John; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Handy
Musician: Bruce Levine, Bernard Karl, Jack Knitzer and Don Arol; Musical Supervisor: Robert Mandell
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and Robert Larkin; Advertising: Fred Golden; Casting: Michael Shurtleff; Assistant to Mr. Merrick: Helen Nickerson; Production Associate: Sylvia Schwartz, Lynn Middleton and Linda Patton
Cast
Paul Hecht
The Player
Brian Murray
Rosencrantz
John Wood
Guildenstern
Alexander Courtney
Soldier
Noel Craig
Hamlet
B.J. DeSimone
A Spy
Tragedian
Ralph Drischell
Polonius
Roger Hamilton
Claudius
Michael Holmes
Horatio
Carl Jacobs
Ambassador
Roger Kemp
The King
Tragedian, aka "The Player King"
Dino Laudicina
The Poisoner
Tragedian
Roy Lozano
A Spy
Tragedian
Patricia McAneny
Ophelia
Anne Meacham
Gertrude
Douglas Norwick
Alfred
Tragedian
Walter Beery
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Stephen Bernstein
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Gaetano Bongiovanni
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Margaret Braidwood
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Esther Buffler
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Elizabeth Eis
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Elizabeth Franz
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
William Grannell
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
John Handy
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Mary Hara
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Edward Marshall
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Ted Pezzulo
Courtier, Ambassador, Soldier, Attendant
Standby: William Countryman (The Player), Jonathan Reynolds (Rosencrantz) and Garnett Smith (Guildenstern)
Tony Award®
winner 1968 Best Play [winner]
Written by Tom Stoppard; Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation
1968 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Paul Hecht
1968 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Brian Murray
1968 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
John Wood
winner 1968 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Desmond Heeley
winner 1968 Best Costume Design [winner]
Desmond Heeley
1968 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Derek Goldby
winner 1968 Best Producer of a Play [winner]
David Merrick Arts Foundation