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Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (12/03/1998 - 3/21/1999)
First Preview:Nov 19, 1998 Total Previews:15
Opening Date:Dec 03, 1998   
Closing Date:Mar 21, 1999 Total Performances:116

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Before the royal palace at Mycenae.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Eric Krebs, Randall L. Wreghitt, Anita Waxman, Elizabeth Williams and Lawrence Horowitz; Associate Producer: Marcia Roberts, Lauren Doll, June Curtis and Lynne Peyser
Originally produced by The McCarter Theatre Company (Emily Mann, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Woodward, Managing Director), The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director) and Duncan C. Weldon
Written by Sophocles; Book adapted by Frank McGuinness
Directed by David Leveaux
Scenic Design by Johan Engels; Costume Design by Johan Engels; Lighting Design by Paul Pyant; Sound Design by Fergus O'Hare
General Manager: Eric Krebs Theatrical Management, Inc.; Company Manager: Bob Reilly
Production Stage Manager: Robert I. Cohen; Production Supervisor: Larry Morley; Stage Manager: Emily N. Wells
Marketing: Pro-Marketing; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Press Representative: James LL Morrison & Associates; Movement directed by Jonathan Butterell; Advertising: Grey Entertainment, Inc.; Logo and Design: Fraver
Cast
Zoë Wanamaker Electra
Claire Bloom Clytemnestra
Pat Carroll Chorus of Mycenae
Michael Cumpsty Orestes
Marin Hinkle Chrysothemis
Mirjana Jokovic Chorus
Daniel Oreskes Aegisthus
Stephen Spinella Servant to Orestes
Ivan Stamenov Pylades
Myra Lucretia Taylor Chorus
Tony Award®
 1999 Best Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by Eric Krebs, Randall L. Wreghitt, Anita Waxman, Elizabeth Williams and Lawrence Horowitz; Originally produced by The McCarter Theatre Company (Emily Mann, Artistic Director; Jeffrey Woodward, Managing Director), The Donmar Warehouse (Sam Mendes, Artistic Director) and Duncan C. Weldon
 1999 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Zoë Wanamaker
 1999 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Claire Bloom
Drama Desk Award
 1999 Outstanding Revival of a Play [nominee]
Produced by Eric Krebs, Randall L. Wreghitt, Anita Waxman, Elizabeth Williams and Lawrence Horowitz
 1999 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Zoë Wanamaker
 1999 Outstanding Sound Design [nominee]
Sound Design by Fergus O'Hare