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Booth Theatre , (2/28/1988 - 6/26/1988)
First Preview:Feb 10, 1988 Total Previews:21
Opening Date:Feb 28, 1988   
Closing Date:Jun 26, 1988 Total Performances:137

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A pleasant woods on the outskirts of Geneva.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Lucille Lortel; Produced in association with American Playhouse Theatre Productions and Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
First presented as a staged reading during the 1986 National Playwrights Conference at the The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center; Originally produced by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director); Subsequently produced at LaJolla Playhouse (Des McAnuff, Artistic Director)
Written by Lee Blessing; Incidental music by Michael S. Roth
Directed by Des McAnuff; Assistant Director: Beverly Smith-Dawson
Scenic Design by Bill Clarke; Costume Design by Ellen V. McCartney; Lighting Design by Richard Riddell; Sound Design by G. Thomas Clark; Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White; Men's Hairstyles by Gerry Leddy
General Manager: Leonard Soloway; Company Liason: Linda Wright
Production Stage Manager: Maureen F. Gibson; Technical Supervisor: Theatrical Services, Inc.; Stage Manager: Jim Woolley
Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin; Dramaturg: Walter Bilderback; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Peter Cunningham; Dialect Consultant: Tim Monich; West Coast Casting: Richard Pagano and Sharon Bialy
Cast
Robert Prosky Andrey Botvinnik
a Soviet diplomat
Sam Waterston John Honeyman
an American negotiator
Standbys: Eric Booth (John Honeyman) and Frederick Neumann (Andrey Botvinnik)
Tony Award®
 1988 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Lee Blessing; Produced by Lucille Lortel; Produced in association with American Playhouse Theatre Productions and Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director)
 1988 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Robert Prosky
Pulitzer Prize
 1987 for Drama [nominee]
Written by Lee Blessing