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Hadrian VII   

Helen Hayes Theatre, (1/08/1969 - 11/15/1969)
First Preview: Total Previews: 10
Opening Date: Jan 08, 1969    
Closing Date: Nov 15, 1969 Total Performances: 359

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: London and Rome. The early 20th Century.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lester Osterman and Richard Horner
Produced by Lester Osterman Productions (Lester Osterman, Richard Horner, Lawrence Kasha), Bill Freedman and Charles Kasher
Written by Peter Luke; Based on "Hadrian the Seventh" and other works by Fr. Rolfe
Directed by Peter Dews
Scenic Design by Robert Fletcher; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Lloyd Burlingame
General Manager: Richard Horner; Company Manager: Leonard Soloway
Production Stage Manager: Ben Janney; Stage Manager: Wayne Carson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Hanrahan
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: David Powers; Vocal Coach: Robert Shattuck; Advertising: Ingram Ash and Blaine-Thompson
Alec McCowenFr. William Rolfe
(Jan 08, 1969 - Jun 29, 1969)
Willam A. BushCardinal
B.J. DeSimoneEnsemble
William EngelPapal Guard
Gillie FenwickBailiff
Dr. Courtleigh
Cardinal-Archbishop of Pimlico
Neil FitzgeraldRector of St. Andrew's College
Truman GaigeCardinal Berstein
Tom GormanCardinal
John HallowPapal Chamberlain
Christopher HewettFather St. Albans
Prepositor-General of the Jesuits
Robert HewittCardinal
Carl JessopEnsemble
Peter JobinGeorge Arthur Rose
John KramerEnsemble
Arthur MarloweCardinal
Joseph NealEnsemble
William NeedlesDr. Talacryn
Bishop of Caerleon
Richard NichollsThe Cardinal-Archdeacon
Gerard ParkesJeremiah Sant, F.R.S.
Marie PaxtonAgnes
Alan RachinsEnsemble
Robert ShattuckEnsemble
Michael SteinPapal Guard
Sydney SturgessMrs. Crowe
Theodore TenleyCardinal
Louis ZorichCardinal Ragna
Standby: Roderick Cook (Fr. William Rolfe) and Sylvia O'Brien (Agnes, Mrs. Crowe)
Understudies: Willam A. Bush (Cardinal Berstein), Tom Gorman (Dr. Courtleigh), John Hallow (Dr. Talacryn, Father St. Albans), Robert Hewitt (Jeremiah Sant, F.R.S.), Carl Jessop (George Arthur Rose), Arthur Marlowe (Rector of St. Andrew's College), Michael Stein (Cardinal Ragna) and Theodore Tenley (The Cardinal-Archdeacon)
Tony Award®
 1969 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Peter Luke ;  Produced by Lester Osterman Productions (Lester Osterman, Richard Horner, Lawrence Kasha) , Bill Freedman and Charles Kasher
 1969 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Alec McCowen
 1969 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Louis Zorich
 1969 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  Robert Fletcher
winner 1969 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 
  Peter Dews
Drama Desk Award
winner 1969 Outstanding Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Alec McCowen