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Circle in the Square Theatre , (7/15/1982 - 1/02/1983)
First Preview:Jun 22, 1982 Total Previews:32
Opening Date:Jul 15, 1982   
Closing Date:Jan 02, 1983 Total Performances:175

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts and four scenes
Setting: Late 1930's London. Garry Essendine's flat.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)
Written by Noël Coward
Directed by George C. Scott
Scenic Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Hair Design by Lyn Quiyou
Company Manager: William Conn
Production Stage Manager: Michael Ritchie; Stage Manager: Duncan Scott
Entr'acte music performed on the piano by Don Josephson
Circle in the Square Public Relations Director: Merle Debuskey; Circle in the Square Press Representative: David Roggensack; Casting: Lynn Kressel
Cast
George C. Scott Garry Essendine
Kate Burton Daphne Stillington
Edward Conery Morris Dixon
Georgine Hall Lady Saltburn
Bette Henritze Miss Erikson
Elizabeth Hubbard Liz Essendine
Dana Ivey Monica Reed
Christine Lahti Joanna Lyppiatt
Nathan Lane
Broadway debut
Roland Maule
Jim Piddock Fred
Richard Woods Henry Lyppiatt
Standby: Mart Hulswit (Garry Essendine)
Understudies: Jerry Mettner (Fred, Roland Maule), Linda Noble (Daphne Stillington, Miss Erikson) and Elizabeth Perry (Joanna Lyppiatt, Lady Saltburn, Liz Essendine, Monica Reed)
Theatre World
nominee 1983 Award [recipient]
Kate Burton
Drama Desk Award
 1983 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Nathan Lane
 1983 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Dana Ivey
 1983 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee]
Directed by George C. Scott
 1983 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg
 1983 Outstanding Revival [nominee]
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)