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Ring Round the Moon   
A charade with music

 
Belasco Theatre, (4/28/1999 - 6/27/1999)
First Preview: Apr 01, 1999 Total Previews: 31
Opening Date: Apr 28, 1999    
Closing Date: Jun 27, 1999 Total Performances: 66

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: France. Spring 1912.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with The Laura Pels Foundation
Written by Jean Anouilh; Book adapted by Christopher Fry; Music by Francis Poulenc
Directed by Gerald Gutierrez; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Choreographer: Rob Ashford
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by John David Ridge; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Aural Fixation; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Susan Sampliner
Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tripp Phillips
Musical Supervisor: Tom Fay
LCT Casting Director: Daniel Swee; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi; Vocal Coach: Elizabeth Smith
Cast
Candy BuckleyLady India
Messerschmann's mistress, secretly in love with Bombelles
Richard ClarkeJoshua
a crumbling butler
Frances ConroyCapulat
Madame Desmermortes' faded companion
Gretchen EgolfIsabelle
a ballet dancer
Philip HoffmanFootman
Simon JonesRomainville
a patron of the arts and of Isabelle
Haviland MorrisDiana Messerschmann
engaged to Frederic, secretly in love with Hugo
John NewtonFootman
The General
Marian SeldesMadame Desmermortes
aunt to Hugo, Frederic and Lady India
Derek SmithPatrice Bombelles
Messerschmann's secretive secretary
Toby StephensHugo
a young man about town
Frederic
Hugo's brother, in love with Diana Messerschmann
Joyce Van PattenIsabelle's Mother
a teacher of the pianoforte
Fritz WeaverMesserschmann
Diana's father, a melancholy millionaire
Understudies: Lee Coleman (Footman), David Fitzgerald (Footman), Melinda Page Hamilton (Diana Messerschmann, Isabelle), Philip Hoffman (Patrice Bombelles, Romainville), Josh Mosby (Frederic, Hugo), John Newton (Joshua, Messerschmann) and Nancy Opel (Capulat, Isabelle's Mother, Lady India)
Tony Award®
 1999 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Marian Seldes
 1999 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  John David Ridge
Theatre World
winner 1999 Award [recipient] 
  Toby Stephens
Drama Desk Award
 1999 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Toby Stephens
 1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Marian Seldes
 1999 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  John David Ridge