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The Plough and the Stars   

 
Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (1/04/1973 - 2/10/1973)
First Preview: Dec 23, 1972 Total Previews: 13
Opening Date: Jan 04, 1973    
Closing Date: Feb 10, 1973 Total Performances: 44

Category: Play, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: Dublin, 1915-1916.
Comments: "To the Gay Laugh of My Mother at the Gate of the Grave." --Sean O'Casey



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving)
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving)
Written by Sean O'Casey; Incidental music by John Duffy; Vocal Director: Cathy MacDonald; Music arranged by John Duffy
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Costume Design by Carrie F. Robbins; Sound Design by Gary Harris; Assistant to Mr. Schmidt: Paul Zalon; Assistant to Miss Robbins: David James; Hair Design by Jim Sullivan; Make-Up Design by Jim Sullivan
General Manager: Alan Mandell
Production Stage Manager: Patrick Horrigan; Stage Manager: Barbara-Mae Phillips; Production Supervisor: Frank Bayer; Production Manager: Bruce Hoover
Production Assistant: Jane E. Neufeld; Lincoln Center Public Relations Director: Susan Bloch; Dialogue Consultant: Michael Clarke-Laurence; Assistant to the Director: John Beary; Lincoln Center Public Relations Associate: William Schelble; Lincoln Center Public Relations Assistant: Norman J-F Lombino; Lincoln Center Casting Director: Frederick Brahms; Advertising: Hy Jacobs and Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Philip BoscoCorporal Stoddart
a British Soldier
Michael Clarke-LaurenceThe Figure in The Window
Kevin ConwayThe Young Covey
a fitter, Clitheroe's cousin
Paddy CroftA Woman
Pauline FlanaganBessie Burgess
a street fruit-vendor
Lee LawsonRosie Redmond
David H. LearySergeant Tinley
a British Soldier
Leo LeydenPeter Flynn
a labourer, Nora's uncle
Jack MacGowranFluther Good
a carpenter
Nancy MarchandMrs. Gogan
a charwoman
Roberta MaxwellNora Clitheroe
Jack's wife
Robert PhalenCapt. Brennan
a chicken butcher, of the Irish Citizen Army
Peter RoganLieut. Langon
a Civil Servant, of the Irish Citizen Army
Susan SharkeyMollser
Mrs. Gogan's consumptive child
Christopher WalkenJack Clitheroe
a bricklayer, Commandant in the Irish Citizen Army
Sydney WalkerBartender
Understudies: Paddy Croft (Bessie Burgess, Mrs. Gogan), Frank Dwyer (Bartender, Corporal Stoddart), Ray Fry (Peter Flynn), Murrell Gehman (A Woman, Rosie Redmond), Caroline Kava (Mollser, Nora Clitheroe), David H. Leary (Jack Clitheroe), Everett McGill (Capt. Brennan), Robert Phalen (The Young Covey), Robert Symonds (Fluther Good) and James Ray Weeks (Lieut. Langon, Sergeant Tinley)