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The Visit   

 
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre , (5/05/1958 - 7/05/1958)
Morosco Theatre , (8/20/1958 - 11/29/1958)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:May 05, 1958   
Closing Date:Nov 29, 1958 Total Performances:189

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts
Setting: The town of Güllen, somewhere in Europe.


Production Staff
Lunt-Fontanne Managing Director: Louis A. Lotito
Produced by The Producers Theatre
Written by Friedrich Duerrenmatt; Book adapted by Maurice Valency
Directed by Peter Brook
Production Design by Teo Otto; Miss Fontanne's Clothes by Castillo; Supervision & Lighting: Paul Morrison
Company Manager: Harold Kusell; General Manager: Oscar Olesen
Production Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde; Stage Manager: John Maxtone-Graham; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Fischer, Jonathan Anderson, Lesley Hunt, Frank Hamilton and Michael Chase
General Press Representative: Barry Hyams; Associate Press Representative: Bob Ullman; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Production Assistant: Doris Blum; Casting: Terry Fay
Cast
Lynn Fontanne Claire Zachanassian
Alfred Lunt Anton Schill
Marla Adams Ottilie Schill
Schill's daughter
Frieda Altman Frau Burgomaster
Mayor's Wife
Jonathan Anderson First Conductor
David Clarke Helmesberger
Second Man
Robert Donley Townsman
Harrison Dowd Vogel
Fourth Man
Myles Eason
Broadway debut
Pedro Cabral
Stanley Erickson
Broadway debut
Mike
a bodyguard
Howard Fischer Doctor Nusslin
Vincent Gardenia First Blind Man
William Hansen Pastor
Alfred Hoffman Second Blind Man
Lesley Hunt
Broadway debut
First Grandchild
John Kane Truck Driver
Gertrude Kinnell Frau Block
Joseph Leberman Station Master
James MacAaron Athlete
Lois McKim Second Grandchild
Kent Montroy Townsman
Edward Moor Reporter
Daphne Newton Frau Schill
Clarence Nordstrom The Painter
Eric Porter Burgomaster
Mayor
John Randolph Police Chief Schultz
Milton Selzer Wechsler
Third Man
Keneth Thornett Hofbauer
First Man
William Thourlby Max
a bodyguard
Ken Walken Karl Schill
Schill's son
Peter Woodthorpe
Broadway debut
Professor Muller
John Wyse
Broadway debut
Bobby
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Friedrich Duerrenmatt; Book adapted by Maurice Valency; Produced by The Producers Theatre
 1959 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Alfred Lunt
 1959 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Lynn Fontanne
 1959 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Teo Otto
 1959 Best Direction [nominee]
Peter Brook