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Nederlander Theatre , (4/29/1991 - 6/08/1991)
First Preview:Apr 19, 1991 Total Previews:12
Opening Date:Apr 29, 1991   
Closing Date:Jun 08, 1991 Total Performances:48

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Sydney, Australia. 1788-89.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)
Produced by Frank Gero, Woji Gero, Karl Sydow, Raymond L. Gaspard, Frederick Zollo and Diana Bliss; Produced under the auspices of The Broadway Alliance
Originally produced by The Hartford Stage Company (Mark Lamos, Artistic Director) and The Royal Court Theatre
Written by Timberlake Wertenbaker; Based on the novel "The Playmaker", by Thomas Keneally
Directed by Mark Lamos
Scenic Design by Christopher H. Barreca; Costume Design by Candice Donnelly; Lighting Design by Mimi Jordan Sherin; Sound Design by David Budries; Hair Design by Cynthia Demand; Make-Up Design by Cynthia Demand
General Manager: Gindi Theatrical Management; Associate Manager: Peter Bogyo
Production Stage Manager: Fredric H. Orner; Stage Manager: Barbara Reo
Casting: Julie Mossberg and Brian Chavanne; Press Representative: Chris Boneau and Associates; Press Consultant: Adrian Bryan-Brown; Dialect Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; Advertising: LeDonne, Wilner, & Weiner, Inc.
Cast
Neville Aurelius Convict
Amelia Campbell Lieutentant Will Dawes
Royal Marines
Duckling Smith
Meg Long
Tracey Ellis Lieutenant George Johnston
Royal Marines
Mary Brenham
Peter Frechette 2nd Lieutenant Ralph Clark
Royal Marines
John Hickok Convict
Cherry Jones Reverend Johnson
Liz Morden
Adam LeFevre Major Robbie Ross
Royal Marines
Ketch Freeman
Ron McLarty Captain Jemmy Campbell
Royal Marines
Midshipman Harry Brewer
Royal Navy, Provost Marshall
John Arscott
Richard Poe Captain Arthur Phillips
Royal Navy, Governor-in-Chief of New South Wales
John Wisehammer
J. Smith-Cameron 2nd Lieutenant William Faddy
Royal Marines
Dabby Bryant
Sam Tsoutsouvas Captain David Collins
Royal Marines, Advocate General
Robert Sideway
Gregory Wallace Captain Watkin Tench
Royal Marines
An Aboriginal Australian
Black Caesar
Understudies: Neville Aurelius (An Aboriginal Australian, Black Caesar, Captain Arthur Phillips, Captain Jemmy Campbell, Captain Watkin Tench, John Arscott, John Wisehammer, Midshipman Harry Brewer), Orlagh Cassidy (2nd Lieutenant William Faddy, Dabby Bryant, Duckling Smith, Lieutenant George Johnston, Lieutentant Will Dawes, Liz Morden, Mary Brenham, Meg Long, Reverend Johnson) and John Hickok (2nd Lieutenant Ralph Clark, Captain David Collins, Ketch Freeman, Major Robbie Ross, Robert Sideway)
Tony Award®
 1991 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Timberlake Wertenbaker; Produced by Frank Gero, Woji Gero, Karl Sydow, Raymond L. Gaspard, Frederick Zollo and Diana Bliss; Originally produced by The Hartford Stage Company (Mark Lamos, Artistic Director)
 1991 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Peter Frechette
 1991 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Cherry Jones
 1991 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Amelia Campbell
 1991 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
J. Smith-Cameron
 1991 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Mark Lamos
Drama Desk Award
 1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Tracey Ellis