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The Water Engine / Mr. Happiness   

 

This production was composed of the following shows:

Plymouth Theatre, (2/28/1978 - 3/19/1978)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 28, 1978    
Closing Date: Mar 19, 1978 Total Performances: 24

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Studios of WCMJ Radio, New York City. 1934, The Second Year of "The Century of Progress Exposition"



The Water Engine

Category: Play, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Joseph Papp; Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Written by David Mamet; Incidental music by Alaric Jans
Directed by Steven Schacter
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Laura Crow; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Wig Design by J. Roy Helland
General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Bob MacDonald; Assistant Co. Mgr: Roger Gindi
Production Supervisor for the NYSF: Jason Steven Cohen; Production Manager for the NYSF: Andrew Mihok; Production Stage Manager: Jason La Padura; Stage Manager: Harold Apter
Musician: Alaric Jans
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: William Schelble; Casting for the NYSF: Rosemarie Tichler
Cast
Dominic ChianeseMr. Wallace
Proprietor of a Candy Store
Alaric JansMusician
Eric LoebSound Effects Man
Patti LuPoneRita
Charles' Sister
Lily La Pon
Paul MilikinAnnouncer
Michael J. MillerBernie
The Proprietor's Son
Bill MoorLawrence Oberman
A Lawyer
David SabinMorton Gross
A Lawyer
Dwight SchultzCharles Lang
An Inventor
Colin StintonDave Murray
A Reporter for the Daily News
Barbara TarbuckMrs. Varec
A Woman From Upstairs
Understudies: JoAnne Belanger (Mrs. Varec, Rita), Dominic Chianese Jr. (Bernie), Eric Loeb (Charles Lang, Dave Murray) and Paul Milikin (Lawrence Oberman, Morton Gross, Mr. Wallace)

Mr. Happiness

Category: Play, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Joseph Papp; Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten
Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Written by David Mamet; Incidental music by Alaric Jans
Directed by Steven Schacter
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Laura Crow; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy
General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Bob MacDonald; Assistant Co. Mgr: Roger Gindi
Production Supervisor for the NYSF: Jason Steven Cohen; Production Manager for the NYSF: Andrew Mihok; Production Stage Manager: Jason La Padura; Stage Manager: Harold Apter
General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: William Schelble; Casting for the NYSF: Rosemarie Tichler
Cast
Charles KimbroughMr. Happiness
Theatre World
winner 1978 Award [recipient] 
  Colin Stinton
Drama Desk Award
 1978 Outstanding New Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Joseph Papp ;  Written by David Mamet