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Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (11/23/1986 - 1/11/1987)
First Preview: Oct 31, 1986 Total Previews: 28
Opening Date: Nov 23, 1986    
Closing Date: Jan 11, 1987 Total Performances: 57

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The Press Room of the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago. 1928.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Written by Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Willa Kim; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Set Decoration by Vaughan Edwards; Assistant to Ms. Kim: Richard Schurkamp and Allison Todd
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Lynn Landis
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: George Darveris; Deck Stage Manager: Chet Leaming; Production Supervisor: Joseph Busheme
Special Effects by Zeller International, Ltd.
LCT General Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; LCT Director of Development: Barbara M. Groves; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; Casting: Risa Bramon and Billy Hopkins; Marketing: Ziff Marketing; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Poster Design by James McMullan
Cast
Amanda CarlinA Woman
Ronn CarrollKruger
Journal of Commerce
Jerome DempseyThe Mayor
Patrick GarnerTony
A Policeman
Julie HagertyPeggy Grant
Ed LauterMurphy
Journal
Philip LeStrangeFrank
a Deputy
John LithgowWalter Burns
Beverly MayMrs. Grant
Bill McCutcheonMr. Pincus
Bernie McInerneyEndicott
Post
Deirdre O'ConnellMollie Malloy
Richard PetersonA Policeman
Michael RothhaarCarl
a Deputy
Raymond SerraDiamond Louis
Richard B. ShullSheriff Hartman
Paul StolarskyEarl Williams
Charles StranskyWilson
American
Richard ThomasHildy Johnson
Herald Examiner
Jack WallaceWoodenshoes Eichorn
Jeff WeissBensinger
Tribune
Lee WilkofSchwartz
Daily News
Trey WilsonMcCue
City Press
Mary Catherine WrightJennie
Understudies: Amanda Carlin (Mollie Malloy, Peggy Grant), Anita Dangler (Jennie, Mrs. Grant), Patrick Garner (Carl, Earl Williams, Frank, Mr. Pincus), Philip LeStrange (Endicott, McCue, Murphy, Wilson), Richard Peterson (Bensinger, Kruger, Schwartz, Tony) and Michael Rothhaar (A Policeman, Diamond Louis, Hildy Johnson, Woodenshoes Eichorn)
Tony Award®
 1987 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Tony Walton
 1987 Best Revival [nominee] 
 Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Drama Desk Award
 1987 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by Tony Walton