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Shimada   

 
Broadhurst Theatre , (4/23/1992 - 4/25/1992)
First Preview:Apr 06, 1992 Total Previews:20
Opening Date:Apr 23, 1992   
Closing Date:Apr 25, 1992 Total Performances:4

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small town in present-day Australia, with flashbacks to a Japanese prisoner-of-war camp in the Burmese jungle in 1945, near the end of World War II.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Paul B. Berkowsky, Richard Seader, Furuyama International, Inc., Ellis Weatherly and Mike Weatherly; Produced in association with Sally Sears
Written by Jill Shearer; Original Score Composed By Ian McDonald
Directed by Simon Phillips
Scenic Design by Tony Straiges; Costume Design by Judy Dearing; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald
Production Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Stage Manager: John McNamara; Technical Supervisor: Peter Fulbright
Press Representative: Keith Sherman Associates; Casting: Elissa Myers and Paul Fouquet; Advertising: Nappi / Eliran Advertising, Ltd.; Press Associate: Chris Day, Jim Byk and Joel Dein
Cast
Ellen Burstyn Sharyn Beaumont
Ben Gazzara Eric Dawson
Mako Shimada
Toshio Uchiyama
Estelle Parsons Denny
Ernest Abuba Commandant Matsumoto
Samurai
Robert Joy Clive Beaumont
Mark Beaumont
Jon Matthews Billy
Tracy Sallows Jan Harding
Wisteria Lady
Standbys: Judith Barcroft (Denny, Sharyn Beaumont) and Jack Davidson (Eric Dawson)
Understudies: Ernest Abuba (Shimada, Toshio Uchiyama), Pamela Stewart (Jan Harding, Wisteria Lady) and Christopher Taylor (Billy, Clive Beaumont, Commandant Matsumoto, Mark Beaumont, Samurai)