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John Golden Theatre, (4/01/1998 - 6/13/1998)
First Preview: Mar 24, 1998 Total Previews: 10
Opening Date: Apr 01, 1998    
Closing Date: Jun 13, 1998 Total Performances: 74

Category: Play, Farce, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Bill Kenwright, Carole Shorenstein Hays, Scott Rudin and Stuart Thompson
Originally produced by Theatre de Complicite (Simon McBurney: Artistic Director) and The Royal Court Theatre
Written by Eugene Ionesco; Translated by Martin Crimp
Directed by Simon McBurney
Scenic Design by Quay Brothers; Costume Design by Quay Brothers; Lighting Design by Paul Anderson; Sound Design by Paul Arditti
General Manager: Stuart Thompson Productions; Company Manager: Edward J. Nelson
Production Stage Manager: Cath Binks and Patrick Ballard; Production Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan
General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.; Artwork Design by Danielle Poncheri
Cast
Richard BriersOld Man
Geraldine McEwanOld Woman
Mick BarnfatherOrator
Sarah BaxterOthers
Understudies: Sarah Baxter (Old Woman)
Tony Award®
 1998 Best Revival of a Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Bill Kenwright , Carole Shorenstein Hays , Scott Rudin and Stuart Thompson ;  Originally produced by Theatre de Complicite (Simon McBurney: Artistic Director) and The Royal Court Theatre
 1998 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Richard Briers
 1998 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Geraldine McEwan
 1998 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Quay Brothers
 1998 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Paul Anderson
 1998 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Simon McBurney
Drama Desk Award
 1998 Outstanding Revival of a Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Bill Kenwright , Carole Shorenstein Hays , Scott Rudin and Stuart Thompson ;  Originally produced by Theatre de Complicite (Simon McBurney: Artistic Director) and The Royal Court Theatre
 1998 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Richard Briers
 1998 Outstanding Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Simon McBurney
winner 1998 Outstanding Set Design of a Play [winner] 
 Scenic Design by Quay Brothers
 1998 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Paul Anderson
 1998 Outstanding Sound Design [nominee] 
 Sound Design by Paul Arditti