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Yentl   

 
Eugene O'Neill Theatre , (10/23/1975 - 5/02/1976)
First Preview:Oct 15, 1975 Total Previews:11
Opening Date:Oct 23, 1975   
Closing Date:May 02, 1976 Total Performances:223

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The villages of Yanev, Zamosc, Bechev and Lublin, Poland in the year 1873.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Nancy Enterprises, Inc.
Produced by Cheryl Crawford, Moe Septee, The Chelsea Theater Center (Robert Kalfin: Artistic Director; Michael David: Executive Director) and Mrs. Victor H. Potamkin; Associate Producer: Paul B. Berkowsky
Originally produced by The Chelsea Theatre Center of Brooklyn (Robert Kalfin: Artistic Director; Michael David: Executive Director; Burl Hash: Production Director)
Written by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer; Incidental music by Mel Marvin
Conceived by Robert Kalfin; Directed by Robert Kalfin
Scenic Design by Karl Eigsti; Costume Design by Carrie F. Robbins; Lighting Design by William Mintzer; Hair Design by Patrik Moreton
General Manager: Paul B. Berkowsky; Company Manager: Gino Giglio
Production Stage Manager: Clint Jakeman; Stage Manager: Richard Manheim
General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Laura Pettibone
Cast
Hy Anzell Mordecai
Feitl
Herman O. Arbeit Treitl
Reb Alter
Hadass' Father
Mary Ellen Ashley Rivka
Necheleh
Chambermaid
Robin Bartlett Raizeleh
Avram
Stephen dePietri Shmuel
Zisheh
Dr. Chanina
Musician
Blanche Dee Pesheh
David Eric Moishe
Gershon
Chaim
Musician
Tovah Feldshuh Yentl
Elaine Grollman Zlateh
Rita Karin Yachna
Lynn Ann Leveridge Hadass
Leland Moss Lemmel
Yussel
Wedding Jester
Dr. Solomon
Mohel
Musician
Albert M. Ottenheimer Nehemiah
The Rabbi
Sheftel
the Tailor
Bernie Passeltiner Reb Todrus
Fulcha
Laibish
The Cantor
Messenger
Musician
Natalie Priest Frumka
Hadass' Mother
Reuben Schafer Reb Nata
The Shamus
Zelig
Madeline Shaw Zelda-Leah
Shimmel
John V. Shea Avigdor
Michael James Stratford Dovid
Yitzhok
Musician
Diane Tarleton Finkl
Berel
Understudies: Herman O. Arbeit (Mordecai, Reb Todrus), Mary Ellen Ashley (Frumka, Pesheh, Yachna), Robin Bartlett (Yentl), Stephen dePietri (Lemmel), David Eric (Fulcha, Messenger), Richard Manheim (Chaim, Dovid, Shmuel), Leland Moss (Reb Nata), Bernie Passeltiner (Reb Alter, The Rabbi, Wedding Jester, Zelig), Reuben Schafer (Feitl, Sheftel, The Cantor), Madeline Shaw (Chambermaid, Necheleh, Rivka, Zlateh), Michael James Stratford (Avigdor) and Diane Tarleton (Chambermaid, Hadass, Necheleh, Raizeleh, Zelda-Leah)
Tony Award®
 1976 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Tovah Feldshuh
Theatre World
nominee 1976 Award [recipient]
Tovah Feldshuh
nominee 1976 Award [recipient]
John V. Shea
Drama Desk Award
 1976 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Tovah Feldshuh
 1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Lynn Ann Leveridge
 1976 Unique Theatrical Experience [nominee]
Produced by Cheryl Crawford, Moe Septee, The Chelsea Theater Center (Robert Kalfin: Artistic Director; Michael David: Executive Director) and Mrs. Victor H. Potamkin
 1975 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Tovah Feldshuh
nominee 1975 Special Mention [recipient]
Performer: Tovah Feldshuh