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Broadhurst Theatre , (12/17/1980 - 10/16/1983)
First Preview:Dec 11, 1980 Total Previews:5
Opening Date:Dec 17, 1980   
Closing Date:Oct 16, 1983 Total Performances:1181

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Vienna, November 1823; 1781 to 1791


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Roger S. Berlind
World premiere at The Royal National Theatre (Peter Hall, Director)
Written by Peter Shaffer; Musical Director: Harrison Birtwistle; Music arranged by Harrison Birtwistle
Directed by Peter Hall
Scenic Design by John Bury; Costume Design by John Bury; Lighting Design by John Bury; Associate Scenic Design: Ursula Belden; Associate Costume Design: John David Ridge; Associate Lighting Design: Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: Robert L. Borod; Stage Manager: Robert Charles; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Jay-Alexander
Special Effects by Chic Silber
Production Coordinator: Brent Peek; General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Poster Art by Robert Van Nutt; Movement Captain: Martin LaPlatney; Speech Consultant: Timothy Monich; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: ZoŽ Dominic; Press Representative: William Schelble
Cast
Tim Curry Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ian McKellen Antonio Salieri
Jane Seymour Constanze Weber
wife of Mozart
Ronald Bagden Valet
Caris Corfman Katherina Cavalieri
Salieri's pupil
Citizen of Vienna
Michele Farr Citizen of Vienna
Russell Gold Guiseppe Bonno
Citizen of Vienna
Haskell Gordon Salieri's Cook
Citizen of Vienna
Gordon Gould "Venticelli"
Victor Griffin Salieri's Valet
Citizen of Vienna
Rick Hamilton Valet
Paul Harding Count Johann Kilian Von Strack
Patrick Hines Count Orsini-Rosenberg
Richard Jay-Alexander Valet
Nicholas Kepros Joseph II
Emperor of Austria
Peter Kingsley Valet
Martin LaPlatney Citizen of Vienna
Warren Manzi Citizen of Vienna
Michael McCarty Priest
Citizen of Vienna
Mark Nelson Valet
Philip Pleasants Major Domo
Citizen of Vienna
Linda Robbins Teresa Salieri
wife of Salieri
Citizen of Vienna
Mark Torres Valet
Louis Turenne Baron van Swieten
Edward Zang "Venticelli"
Standby: Jeremiah Sullivan (Antonio Salieri)
Understudies: Caris Corfman (Constanze Weber), Michele Farr (Katherina Cavalieri, Teresa Salieri), Russell Gold (Baron van Swieten, Count Johann Kilian Von Strack, Salieri's Valet), Martin LaPlatney (Major Domo, Valet), Warren Manzi ("Venticelli", Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart), Michael McCarty (Count Orsini-Rosenberg, Salieri's Cook), Mark Nelson (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart), Philip Pleasants ("Venticelli", Joseph II) and Mark Torres (Major Domo)
Tony Award®
winner 1981 Best Play [winner]
Written by Peter Shaffer; Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Roger S. Berlind
winner 1981 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Ian McKellen
 1981 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Tim Curry
winner 1981 Best Scenic Design [winner]
John Bury
 1981 Best Costume Design [nominee]
John Bury
winner 1981 Best Lighting Design [winner]
John Bury
winner 1981 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Peter Hall
Drama Desk Award
winner 1981 Outstanding New Play [winner]
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Roger S. Berlind; Written by Peter Shaffer
winner 1981 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner]
Ian McKellen
 1981 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Tim Curry
 1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Nicholas Kepros
winner 1981 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner]
Directed by Peter Hall
 1981 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
John Bury
 1981 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
John Bury
 1981 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by John Bury