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Broadhurst Theatre , (12/14/1976 - 2/19/1978)
First Preview:Dec 07, 1976 Total Previews:10
Opening Date:Dec 14, 1976   
Closing Date:Feb 19, 1978 Total Performances:495

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: San Francisco. One day in the late 1800s.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Sir Lew Grade, Martin Starger and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Written by Larry Gelbart; Based on "Volpone" by Ben Jonson
Directed by Arthur Penn
Production Design by George Jenkins; Lighting Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Albert Wolsky; Make-Up Design by Vincent Callaghan; Assistant Costume Design: Bill Kellard
General Manager: Eugene V. Wolsk; Company Manager: Manny Kladitis
Production Stage Manager: Henry Velez; Stage Manager: Steven Shaw; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joel Simon; Technical Advisor: Mitch Miller
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Susan L. Schulman; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Agency, Mike Mones and Cathy Perry; Casting Consultant: Shirley Rich
Cast
George C. Scott Foxwell J. Sly
The Judge
Bob Dishy Abner Truckle
Hector Elizondo Simon Able
James Gallery The Chief of Police
Jack Gilford Jethro Crouch
John Heffernan Lawyer Craven
John Ramsey Captain Crouch
Trish Van DeVere Mrs. Truckle
Gretchen Wyler Miss Fancy
Howland Chamberlin Court Clerk
Calvin Jung Sly's Servant
Guy King Crouch's Servant
Sandra Seacat Sly's Servant
Joel Simon
Broadway debut
3rd Policeman
Willy Switkes 2nd Policeman
Jeffrey Tambor
Broadway debut
Sly's Servant
Robb Webb 1st Policeman
Understudies: Howland Chamberlin (Jethro Crouch), John Ramsey (Foxwell J. Sly, The Judge), Sandra Seacat (Miss Fancy, Mrs. Truckle), Joel Simon (1st Policeman, 2nd Policeman , Court Clerk), Willy Switkes (Abner Truckle, The Chief of Police), Jeffrey Tambor (Lawyer Craven, Simon Able) and Robb Webb (Captain Crouch)
Tony Award®
 1977 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Bob Dishy
Drama Desk Award
winner 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
Bob Dishy
 1977 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Hector Elizondo
 1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Gretchen Wyler
 1977 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Albert Wolsky
 1977 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Production Design by George Jenkins