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Night and Day   

 
ANTA Playhouse , (11/27/1979 - 2/16/1980)
First Preview:Nov 21, 1979 Total Previews:7
Opening Date:Nov 27, 1979   
Closing Date:Feb 16, 1980 Total Performances:95

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Kambawe, a former British Colony in Africa.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Managing Director: Alfred De Liagre, Jr.
Produced by James M. Nederlander, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Michael Codron
Originally produced in London by Michael Codron
Written by Tom Stoppard; Featuring "Night and Day" by Cole Porter
Directed by Peter Wood
Scenic Design by Carl Toms; Costume Design by Carl Toms; Lighting Design by Neil Peter Jampolis; Sound Consultant: Erskine-Shapiro, Theatre Technology, Inc.; Miss Smith's hair styles by Patrik D. Moreton; Lighting of original London production designed by Robert Bryan
Executive Producer: Elizabeth I. McCann and Nelle Nugent; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: William Dodds; Stage Manager: Jay Adler; Assistant Stage Mgr: Leslie Lyles
Special Effects by Chic Silber
General Press Representative: Solters & Roskin, Inc., Joshua Ellis and Tom Trenkle; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Photographer: ZoŽ Dominic
Cast
Maggie Smith Ruth Carson
Paul Hecht Dick Wagner
Joseph Maher Geoffrey Carson
Clarence Williams III President Mageeba
Peter Evans Jacob Milne
Larry Riley Francis
Dwight Schultz George Guthrie
T. J. Scott Alastair Carson
Standby: Jonathan Farwell (Dick Wagner, Geoffrey Carson)
Understudies: Peter James (Alastair Carson), Dennis Lipscomb (George Guthrie, Jacob Milne) and Milledge Mosley (Francis, President Mageeba)
Tony Award®
 1980 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Maggie Smith
 1980 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Joseph Maher
Drama Desk Award
 1980 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by James M. Nederlander, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Michael Codron; Written by Tom Stoppard