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The Last Performance in the Vilna Ghetto

Circle in the Square Theatre, (4/30/1989 - 5/28/1989)
First Preview: Apr 08, 1989 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Apr 30, 1989    
Closing Date: May 28, 1989 Total Performances: 33

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1941, Lithuania.

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: Producing Director)
Translation commissioned by and London premiere by The Royal National Theatre (Richard Eyre, Director)
Written by Joshua Sobol; Translated by David Lan; English Lyrics by Jeremy Sams; Musical Director: William Schimmel; Arrangements of Authentic Ghetto Songs by William Schimmel
Directed by Gedalia Besser
Scenic Design by Adrian Vaux; Costume Design by Edna Sobol; Lighting Design by Kevin Rigdon; Assistant Scenic Design: Sharon Sprague; Assistant Costume Design: Cynthia Boty and Leslie McGovern
Company Manager: Susan Elrod; Associate Co. Mgr: William Schaeffer
Production Stage Manager: Wm. Hare; Stage Manager: A. Robert Scott
Movement directed by Nir Ben-Gal and Liat Dror; Fight direction by B. H. Barry; Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Circle in the Square Senior Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Advertising: The Golden Group; Ventriloquism Coach: George Schindler; Fight Captain: William Verderber
Jarlath ConroyKruk
Donal DonnellyWeiskopf
Avner EisenbergSrulik
A Ventriloquist
George HearnGens
Stephen McHattieKittel
Helen SchneiderHayyah
Marshall CoidHaiken
Alma CuervoOoma
Dr. Weiner
Richard M. DavidsonThe Rich Man
Julie Anne EigenbergA Woman
Julie GoellMiriam
David HopkinsReed Player
Andrea Clark LibinLuba
Brian MaffittGerman Soldier
Jonathan MannElia Geivish
Jerry MatzThe Hassid
Dr. Gottlieb
Spike McClureGerman Soldier
Barry MitterhoffGuitar Player
Matthew P. MutrieYitzhak Geivish
Angelo RagonesiJewish Policeman Levas
David RosenbaumA Judge
Jon RothsteinYankel
Ahvi SpindellJewish Policeman Averbuch
William SwindlerAccordian Player
William VerderberDessler
Gordon Joseph WeissThe Dummy
Understudies: Julie Anne Eigenberg (Hayyah, Ooma), Jerry Matz (Srulik), Spike McClure (Kittel), David Rosenbaum (Kruk), Ahvi Spindell (Dr. Gottlieb, The Hassid) and William Verderber (Gens)
Tony Award®
 1989 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Gordon Joseph Weiss
Drama Desk Award
 1989 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Stephen McHattie
 1989 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Gordon Joseph Weiss