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Palace Theatre, (4/29/1979 - 4/29/1979)
First Preview: Apr 19, 1979 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Apr 29, 1979    
Closing Date: Apr 29, 1979 Total Performances: 1

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Long ago in Vienna or Berlin. Or Prague or Buda-Pesth. Anyway it's not New York and not now.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by Stephen R. Friedman, Irwin Meyer and Kenneth D. Laub; Produced in association with Arthur Mogull, Jerold H. Rubenstein and Warner Plays, Inc.
Written by Ira Levin
Directed by Charles Nelson Reilly; Assistant Director: Timothy Helgeson
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Hair Design by Ray Iagnocco
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: James G. Mennen
Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Fred Chalfy and Jim Woolley; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
General Press Representative: Solters & Roskin, Inc.; Japanese Movement Consultant: Atsumi Sakato; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Production Associate: Claire Nichtern; Casting: Feuer & Ritzer
Cast
Julie HarrisGertie Kessel
An actress
Jack WestonDietrich Merkenschrift
a theatrical manager
René AuberjonoisJohann Schiml
A critic
Joseph LeonFreitag
Dietrich's assistant
David MarguliesImre Laszlo
A playwright
James CahillCarlo Mizzi
A singing sweetheart
Actor
Usher
Coachman
Painter
Michael ConnollyPepi Lubauer
A scenic designer
Timothy LewisActor
Stagehand
Natalie NorwickActress
Patricia O'ConnellMitzi Karlowe
A singing sweetheart
Cleaning Woman
Wardrobe Mistress
Usher
Actress
Standby: Joseph Leon (Dietrich Merkenschrift) and Natalie Norwick (Gertie Kessel)
Understudies: Fred Chalfy (Actor, Carlo Mizzi, Coachman, Painter, Pepi Lubauer, Usher), Michael Connolly (Imre Laszlo, Johann Schiml) and Natalie Norwick (Actress, Cleaning Woman, Mitzi Karlowe, Usher, Wardrobe Mistress)