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Dinner at Eight   

 
Vivian Beaumont Theatre , (12/19/2002 - 1/26/2003)
First Preview:Nov 23, 2002 Total Previews:28
Opening Date:Dec 19, 2002   
Closing Date:Jan 26, 2003 Total Performances:45

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Nov 1932. Upstairs sitting room in the NY house of Mr. & Mrs. Jordan; Mr. Jordan's office; the home of the Packards; Larry Renault's apt. in the Hotel Versailles; Dr. Talbot's office; Butler's pantry in the home of the Jordans; the Jordan drawing room.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Written by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber; Original music by Robert Waldman
Directed by Gerald Gutierrez
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by David Weiner; Sound Design by Aural Fixation; Associate Scenic Design: Eric Renschler; Assistant to the Scenic Designer: Robert Jay Braun; Assistant Costume Design: David Newell; Assistant to the Costume Designer: Michel Slubicki; Assistant Lighting Design: Chris Akins; Assistant Sound Design: Tony Smolenski IV; Make-up Consultant: Angelina Avallone; Hair Supervisor and wigs designed by Lazaro Arencibia
LCT General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Gillian Roth; Assistant Co. Mgr: Josh Lowenthal
Production Stage Manager: Karen Armstrong; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Adam John Hunter and Claudia Lynch
LCT General Press Agent: Philip Rinaldi; LCT Casting Director: Daniel Swee; Advertising: rave!; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; LCT Director of Marketing & Special Projects: Thomas Cott; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; Poster art for DINNER AT EIGHT by James McMullan; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Assistant to the Director: Arin Arbus; LCT Dramaturg: Anne Cattaneo
Cast
Joanne Camp Lucy Talbot
Rhys Coiro Eddie
the Bellboy
Kevin Conway Dan Packard
John Dossett Dr. J. Wayne Talbot
Christine Ebersole Millicent Jordan
Julian Gamble Musician
Enid Graham Dora
Joe Grifasi Max Kane
Byron Jennings Larry Renault
Simon Jutras Gustave
Joseph Kamal Musician
Karl Kenzler Mr. Hatfield
Mark La Mura Musician
Anne Lange Miss Alden
Philip LeStrange The Waiter
Musician
Mark Lotito Ricci
Charlotte Maier Tina
Peter Maloney Joe Stengel
Deborah Mayo Miss Copeland
Ann McDonough Hattie Loomis
James Rebhorn Oliver Jordan
Brian Reddy Ed Loomis
Marian Seldes Carlotta Vance (Dec 03, 2002)
Sloane Shelton Mrs. Wendel
Emily Skinner Kitty Packard
Samantha Soule Paula Jordan
David Wohl Mr. Fitch
Understudies: Rhys Coiro (Musician), Julian Gamble (Dan Packard, Ed Loomis, The Waiter), Natalie Griffith (Kitty Packard, Miss Alden, Tina), Joseph Kamal (Eddie, Max Kane, Ricci), Karl Kenzler (Gustave), Mark La Mura (Dr. J. Wayne Talbot, Larry Renault, Mr. Hatfield), Anne Lange (Millicent Jordan), Philip LeStrange (Joe Stengel, Oliver Jordan), Charlotte Maier (Hattie Loomis, Lucy Talbot), Deborah Mayo (Mrs. Wendel), Christy Pusz (Dora, Paula Jordan, Tina), Sloane Shelton (Carlotta Vance) and Sherry Skinker (Millicent Jordan, Miss Alden, Miss Copeland, Mrs. Wendel)
Tony Award®
 2003 Best Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
 2003 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Christine Ebersole
 2003 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Marian Seldes
 2003 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
John Lee Beatty
 2003 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Catherine Zuber
Drama Desk Award
 2003 Outstanding Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
winner 2003 Outstanding Set Design of a Play [winner]
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty
 2003 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Catherine Zuber