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Abelard and Heloise   

Brooks Atkinson Theatre, (3/10/1971 - 4/24/1971)
First Preview: Mar 04, 1971 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Mar 10, 1971    
Closing Date: Apr 24, 1971 Total Performances: 53

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: First half of the Twelfth Century in France


Production Staff
Produced by Elliot Martin, James M. Nederlander and George M. Steinbrenner III; Produced by arrangement with John Gale
As presented by the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre (Robert Fryer, Artistic Director)
Written by Ronald Millar; Inspired by "Peter Abelard" by Helen Waddell
Directed by Robin Phillips
Scenic Design by Christopher Morley; Costume Design by Daphne Dare; Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter
General Manager: Al Goldin; General Manager for Brooks Atkinson Theatre: Elizabeth I. McCann
Production Stage Manager: Norman Grogan; Stage Manager: Dom Salinaro
Press Representative: Mary Bryant, Stanley F. Kaminsky and Sadie Stein; Assistant to Mr. Martin: Joanne Atkins; Assistant to the Director: John Handy; Casting: Michael Montel; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Musical Coach: Ernest St. John Metz
Cast
Keith Michell
Peter Abelard
Diana Rigg
Heloise
Jacqueline Brookes
Abbess of Argenteuil
Peter Coffield
Robert de Montboissier
Beulah Garrick
Sister Godric
Barnard Hughes
Fulbert
Barbara Lester
Belle Alys
Sister Laura
DeAnn Mears
Denise
Ronald Radd
Gilies de Vannes
Robert H. Rovin
Guilbert
Byron Webster
Alberic of Rheims
Dirk Benedict
Alain
Nora Coppola
Gisela
Samantha Doane
Mariella
Kelly Fitzpatrick
Hugh
Ronald Hale
Gerard
Barney McFadden
Philippe
Jennifer Moore
Sister Constance
Christopher Pennock
Jehan
John Tremaine
Bernard
Standby: DeAnn Mears (Heloise)
Understudies: Dirk Benedict (Robert de Montboissier), Samantha Doane (Belle Alys), Kelly Fitzpatrick (Fulbert), Ronald Hale (Alberic of Rheims, Fulbert, Hugh), Barbara Lester (Sister Godric), Barney McFadden (Peter Abelard), Jennifer Moore (Denise, Heloise), Christopher Pennock (Hugh, Peter Abelard, Robert de Montboissier), John Tremaine (Guilbert, Robert de Montboissier) and Byron Webster (Gilies de Vannes)
Tony Award®
1971 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Diana Rigg
1971 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Ronald Radd