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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby   

 
Broadhurst Theatre, (8/24/1986 - 10/12/1986)
First Preview: Aug 20, 1986 Total Previews: 3
Opening Date: Aug 24, 1986    
Closing Date: Oct 12, 1986 Total Performances: 29

Category: Play, Revival, Broadway
Setting: England in the first half of the Nineteenth Century.
Comments: Presented in two parts. Both part one and part two were presented 29 times each.



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), 3 Knights Ltd. and Robert Fox Ltd.; Produced by arrangement with The Royal Shakespeare Company (Trevor Nunn and Terry Hands, Joint Artistic Directors)
Originally produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company (Trevor Nunn and Terry Hands, Joint Artistic Directors)
Written by Charles Dickens; Adapted by David Edgar; Music: Stephen Oliver; Lyrics: Stephen Oliver; Musical Director: Donald Johnston
Directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird; Assistant Director: Cordelia Monsey
Scenic Design by John Napier; Scenic design from an original design by John Napier and Dermot Hayes; Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou; Costume design from an original concept by John Napier; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald; American Design Associate: Randy Drake; American Lighting Design Associate: Beverly Emmons
Executive Producer: Nelle Nugent; General Manager: Brent Peek Productions; Tour Manager: Michael Hyatt; Company Manager: Mario De Maria; RSC General Manager: David Brierley
Stage Manager: Michael Townsend; Deputy Stage Manager: Rachael Artingstall and Philip MacDonald; U.S. Production Stage Manager: Zane Weiner; Technical Director: Elbert Kuhn; RSC Technical Supervisor: Geoff Locker; Assistant Stage Mgr: Ian Barber
Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; RSC Voice Work: Cicely Berry and David Carey; Photographer: Chris Davies
Cast
Karen ArcherMadame Mantalini
Sprouter
Mrs. Cutler
Miss Bravassa
Mrs. Wititterley
Nurse
Mrs. Snawley
John CarlisleRalph Nickleby
Mr. Snevellicci
Jane CarrMilliner
Fanny Squeers
Baby Kenwig
Miss Snevellicci
Peg Sliderskew
David CollingsNewman Noggs
Hawk's Rival
Frances CukaMrs. Nickleby
Miss Knag
Peters
Miss Green
Alan DavidMr. Mantalini
Mobbs
Mr. Folair
Arthur Gride
David DelveFurious Man
Mr. Squeers
Mr. Wagstaff
Ian EastGuard
Milliner
Roberts
Mr. Crowl
Married Woman
DeNica FairmanKate Nickleby
Cobbey
Mrs. Curdle
Jimmy GardnerFlunkey
Coates
Old Lord
Mr. Fluggers
Box-Keeper
Tim Linkinwater
Alan GillMr. Bonney
Graymarsh
George
Stable Boy
Waiter
Keeper
Westwood
Allan HendrickBelling
Milliner
Babysitter
Mr. Bane
Alphonse
Frank Cheeryble
Roderick HornPugstyles
Mr. Lenville
Opera Singer
Dr. Lumbey
Minister
Umpire
Tony JayMr. Vincent Crummles
Walter Bray
Pat KeenMrs. Squeers
Mrs. Crummles
Stout Lady
Timothy KightleyFlunkey
Tomkins
Mr. Lillyvick
Colonel Chowser
Charles Cheeryble
Croupier
Surgeon
Shirley KingRich Lady
Mrs. Kenwigs
Mrs. Lenville
Mrs. Snevellicci
Karen LancasterWaitress
Milliner
Pitcher
Miss Henrietta Petowker
Opera Singer
John LynchSmike
Eve PearceMiss La Creevy
Milliner
Lady From Downstairs
Mrs. Grudden
Raymond PlattSnawley Minor
Milliner
Master Percy Crummles
Tix
Mr. Pluck
The Man Next Door
Married Woman
George RaistrickIrate Gentleman
Coachman
Jennings
Mr. Kenwigs
Brooker
Headwaiter
Casino Proprietor
Hubert ReesSir Matthew Pupker
Mr. Curdle
Mr. Wititterley
Ned Cheeryble
Alison RoseMilliner
Tilda Price
Baby Kenwig
The Infant Phenomenon
Rebecca SaireWaitress
Rich Lady
Phib
Mrs. Kenwigs' Sister
Miss Ledrock
Madeline Bray
Michael SiberryNicholas Nickleby
Richard SimpsonMr. Snawley
Milliner
Mr. Cutler
Landlord
Mr. Blightey
Mr. Snobb
Married Woman
Simon TemplemanJackson
Mr. Hetherington
Lord Frederick Verisopht
Angry Fellow
Policeman
Bryan TorfehBolder
Master Crummles
Mr. Pyke
Opera Singer
Policeman
Jane WhittenshawHannah
Snawley Major
Milliner
Morleena Kenwigs
Young Fiancée
Miss Belvawney
Waiter
Young Woman
Clive WoodJohn Browdie
Sir Mulberry Hawk
Jimmy YuillWilliam
Young Wackford Squeers
Mr. Pailey
Scaley
Captain Adams
Understudies: Colin Campbell, Stephen Finlay, Caroline Ryder and Ruth Trouncer
Tony Award®
 1987 Best Revival [nominee] 
 Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) , 3 Knights Ltd. and Robert Fox Ltd.
Drama Desk Award
 1987 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Tony Jay
 1987 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Jane Carr