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Abe Lincoln in Illinois   

 
Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (11/29/1993 - 1/02/1994)
First Preview: Nov 04, 1993 Total Previews: 27
Opening Date: Nov 29, 1993    
Closing Date: Jan 02, 1994 Total Performances: 40

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In and about New Salem, Illinois, in the 1830s. In and about Springfield, Illinois, 1840s - 1861.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Written by Robert E. Sherwood; Incidental music by Robert Waldman; Music orchestrated by Robert Waldman
Directed by Gerald Gutierrez; Dances by Gemze de Lappe
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Guy Sherman and Aural Fixation; Hair Design by Angela Gari; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Edward Jackson
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Edward J. Nelson
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Michael Brunner; Stage Manager: Jane E. Neufeld; Assistant Stage Mgr: Alexis Shorter
Special Effects by Gregory Meeh
Casting: Meg Simon; LCT General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Dramaturg: Anne Cattaneo; Advertising: Russek Advertising
Cast
David Aaron BakerWilliam Herndon
Allan BenjaminEnsemble
Nesbitt BlaisdellBen Mattling
Ensemble
Melanie BolandEnsemble
Cameron BoydTad Lincoln
Scott BreitbartEnsemble
Ralph BuckleyTrum Cogdal
Ensemble
Robert BurkeEnsemble
Duane ButlerEnsemble
Stacie ChaikenEnsemble
Kevin ChamberlinFeargus
Cavalry Captain
Ensemble
Marissa ChibasAnn Rutledge
Ensemble
Bill CorcoranEnsemble
Constance CrawfordEnsemble
Richard DeDomenicoEnsemble
Ralph FelicielloEnsemble
Bob FreschiEnsemble
Ralph FriarEnsemble
Jason FuchsEnsemble
Bill GalarnoEnsemble
Charles GeyerBab
Kavanaugh
John Michael GilbertJasp
Jed
Ensemble
George HallMentor Graham
J. R. HorneSturveson
Ensemble
David HuddlestonJudge Bowling Green
Jeff Stuart JanusEnsemble
Robert JiménezEnsemble
Robert JoyJoshua Speed
Spencer LeuenbergerEnsemble
Joan MacIntoshNancy Green
Ensemble
Lizbeth MacKayMary Todd
Reese MadiganPhil
Ensemble
Charlotte MaierAggie Gale
Ensemble
Peter MaloneyCrimmin
Ensemble
David ManisEnsemble
Marilyn McDonaldEnsemble
Ann McDonoughElizabeth Edwards
John NewtonBarrick
Ensemble
P. J. OchlanRobert Lincoln
Michelle O'NeillEnsemble
Brian ReddyStephen A. Douglas
Bo RuckerGobey
Ensemble
Carol SchultzEnsemble
Jeffrey SternJimmy Gale
Willie Lincoln
Barton TinappJack Armstrong
Ensemble
Nell WadeEnsemble
Sam WaterstonAbe Lincoln
Robert WestenbergNinian Edwards
Tom WigginSeth Gale
Ensemble
Understudies: Cameron Boyd (Jimmy Gale, Willie Lincoln), Ralph Buckley (Barrick, Jed), Robert Burke (Joshua Speed, Kavanaugh, Ninian Edwards), Kevin Chamberlin (Sturveson), Bob Freschi (Bab, Crimmin, Feargus, Phil), Jason Fuchs (Tad Lincoln), Charles Geyer (Jack Armstrong, Seth Gale), John Michael Gilbert (William Herndon), J. R. Horne (Stephen A. Douglas, Trum Cogdal), Robert Jiménez (Gobey), Reese Madigan (Cavalry Captain, Jasp, Robert Lincoln), Charlotte Maier (Mary Todd), David Manis (Abe Lincoln), John Newton (Ben Mattling, Judge Bowling Green, Mentor Graham), Michelle O'Neill (Aggie Gale, Ann Rutledge) and Carol Schultz (Elizabeth Edwards, Nancy Green)
Tony Award®
 1994 Best Revival of a Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
 1994 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Sam Waterston
 1994 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Gerald Gutierrez
Drama Desk Award
 1994 Outstanding Play Revival [nominee] 
 Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
 1994 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Sam Waterston