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This production was composed of the following shows:

Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (2/12/1967 - 12/02/1967)
First Preview: Jan 31, 1967 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Feb 12, 1967    
Closing Date: Dec 02, 1967 Total Performances: 337

Category: Play, Farce, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Brindsley Miller's apartment in South Kensington, London. 9:30 on a Sunday night.



Black Comedy

Category: Play, Farce, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen; Associate Producer: Sidney Lanier
Written by Peter Shaffer
Directed by John Dexter
Scenic Design by Alan Tagg; Costume Design by Alan Tagg; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Comptroller: Seymour Herscher; Business Manager: Jerry Arrow
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: Robert Borod; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Miller
Production Associate: Hildy Parks; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Press Representative: Max Gendel and Lawrence Belling; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Production Assistant: Jan Monkhouse and Gloria Banta; Casting: Linda Otto; Associate Press Representative: David Roggensack and Lila Glaser King
Cast
Michael Crawford
Broadway debut
Brindsley Miller
(Jan 31, 1967 - Jun 25, 1967)
Donald MaddenHarold Gorringe
Geraldine PageClea
Lynn Redgrave
Broadway debut
Carol Melkett
(Jan 31, 1967 - Apr 09, 1967)
Camila AshlandMiss Furnival
Peter BullColonel Melkett
Pierre EpsteinSchuppanzigh
Michael MillerGeorg Bamberger
Standby: Alan Mixon (Harold Gorringe)
Understudies: John Horn (Brindsley Miller), Michael Miller (Colonel Melkett, Schuppanzigh) and Nancy Reardon (Carol Melkett, Clea, Miss Furnival)

White Lies

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen; Associate Producer: Sidney Lanier
Written by Peter Shaffer
Directed by John Dexter
Scenic Design by Alan Tagg; Costume Design by Alan Tagg; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Comptroller: Seymour Herscher; Business Manager: Jerry Arrow
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: Robert Borod; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Miller
Production Associate: Hildy Parks; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Press Representative: Max Gendel and Lawrence Belling; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Production Assistant: Jan Monkhouse and Gloria Banta; Casting: Linda Otto; Associate Press Representative: David Roggensack and Lila Glaser King
Cast
Michael CrawfordTom
Donald MaddenFrank
Geraldine PageSophie: Baroness Lemberg
Standby: Alan Mixon (Frank) and Margaret Phillips (Sophie: Baroness Lemberg)
Understudies: John Horn (Tom)
Theatre World
winner 1968 Award [recipient] 
  Jordan Christopher
Tony Award®
 1967 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Peter Shaffer ;  Produced by Alexander H. Cohen
 1967 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Donald Madden
 1967 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Camila Ashland
 1967 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Alan Tagg
 1967 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  John Dexter