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Present Laughter   

 
Walter Kerr Theatre , (11/18/1996 - 4/20/1997)
First Preview:Oct 25, 1996 Total Previews:28
Opening Date:Nov 18, 1996   
Closing Date:Apr 20, 1997 Total Performances:175

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts and four scenes
Setting: Late 1930's London. Garry Essendine's flat.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by David Richenthal and Anita Waxman; Produced in association with Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Written by Noël Coward
Directed by Scott Elliott
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Raymond D. Schilke; Men's robes and shirts provided by Sulka
General Manager: Albert Poland; Company Manager: Nick Kaledin
Technical Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella; Production Stage Manager: Barnaby Harris; Stage Manager: John J. Harmon
Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc. and Jon Bierman
Cast
Frank Langella Garry Essendine
David Cale Morris Dixon
Lisa Emery Monica Reed
Tim Hopper Roland Maule
Allison Janney Liz Essendine
Kellie Overbey Daphne Stillington
Judith Roberts Lady Saltburn
Steve Ross Fred
Caroline Seymour Joanna Lyppiatt
Margaret Sophie Stein Miss Erikson
Jeff Weiss Henry Lyppiatt
Understudies: David Cale (Garry Essendine), Orlagh Cassidy (Daphne Stillington, Joanna Lyppiatt, Liz Essendine, Monica Reed), K. L. Marks (Fred, Henry Lyppiatt, Morris Dixon, Roland Maule), Susan Pellegrino (Lady Saltburn, Miss Erikson, Monica Reed), Gayton Scott (Daphne Stillington, Joanna Lyppiatt, Lady Saltburn, Liz Essendine, Miss Erikson) and John Wojda (Fred, Garry Essendine, Henry Lyppiatt, Morris Dixon, Roland Maule)
Tony Award®
 1997 Best Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by David Richenthal and Anita Waxman; Produced in association with Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Theatre World
nominee 1997 Award [recipient]
Allison Janney
Drama Desk Award
 1997 Outstanding Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by David Richenthal and Anita Waxman; Produced in association with Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
 1997 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Frank Langella
 1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Allison Janney
 1997 Outstanding Set Design of a Play [nominee]
Scenic Design by Derek McLane
 1997 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Ann Roth