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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
Cast
Jarlath Conroy Kruk
Donal Donnelly Weiskopf
Avner Eisenberg Srulik
A Ventriloquist
George Hearn Gens
Stephen McHattie Kittel
Helen Schneider Hayyah
Marshall Coid Haiken
Alma Cuervo Ooma
Dr. Weiner
Richard M. Davidson The Rich Man
Julie Anne Eigenberg A Woman
Julie Goell Miriam
David Hopkins Reed Player
Andrea Clark Libin Luba
Brian Maffitt German Soldier
Jonathan Mann Elia Geivish
Jerry Matz The Hassid
Dr. Gottlieb
Spike McClure German Soldier
Barry Mitterhoff Guitar Player
Matthew P. Mutrie Yitzhak Geivish
Angelo Ragonesi Jewish Policeman Levas
David Rosenbaum A Judge
Jon Rothstein Yankel
Ahvi Spindell Jewish Policeman Averbuch
William Swindler Accordian Player
William Verderber Dessler
Gordon Joseph Weiss The 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