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Black Comedy / White Lies   

This production was composed of the following shows:

Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (2/12/1967 - 12/02/1967)
First Preview: Jan 31, 1967 Total Previews: 14
Opening Date: Feb 12, 1967    
Closing Date: Dec 02, 1967 Total Performances: 337

Category: Play, Farce, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Black Comedy

Category: Play, Farce, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Setting: Brindsley Miller's apartment in South Kensington, London. 9:30 on a Sunday night.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen; Associate Producer: Sidney Lanier
Written by Peter Shaffer
Directed by John Dexter
Scenic Design by Alan Tagg; Costume Design by Alan Tagg; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Comptroller: Seymour Herscher; Business Manager: Jerry Arrow
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: Robert Borod; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Miller
Production Associate: Hildy Parks; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Press Representative: Max Gendel and Lawrence Belling; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Production Assistant: Jan Monkhouse and Gloria Banta; Casting: Linda Otto; Associate Press Representative: David Roggensack and Lila Glaser King
Cast
Michael Crawford
Broadway debut
Brindsley Miller
(Jan 31, 1967 - Jun 25, 1967)
Donald Madden
Harold Gorringe
Geraldine Page
Clea
Lynn Redgrave
Broadway debut
Carol Melkett
(Jan 31, 1967 - Apr 09, 1967)
Camila Ashland
Miss Furnival
Peter Bull
Colonel Melkett
Pierre Epstein
Schuppanzigh
Michael Miller
Georg Bamberger
Standby: Alan Mixon (Harold Gorringe)
Understudies: John Horn (Brindsley Miller), Michael Miller (Colonel Melkett, Schuppanzigh) and Nancy Reardon (Carol Melkett, Clea, Miss Furnival)

White Lies

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Setting: The Fortune Teller's Parlour of Sophie, Baroness Lemberg, on the promenade of a run-down seaside resort on the south coast of England. Mid-September around six o'clock in the evening.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen; Associate Producer: Sidney Lanier
Written by Peter Shaffer
Directed by John Dexter
Scenic Design by Alan Tagg; Costume Design by Alan Tagg; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher
General Manager: Roy A. Somlyo; Comptroller: Seymour Herscher; Business Manager: Jerry Arrow
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: Robert Borod; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Miller
Production Associate: Hildy Parks; General Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Press Representative: Max Gendel and Lawrence Belling; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Production Assistant: Jan Monkhouse and Gloria Banta; Casting: Linda Otto; Associate Press Representative: David Roggensack and Lila Glaser King
Cast
Michael Crawford
Tom
Donald Madden
Frank
Geraldine Page
Sophie: Baroness Lemberg
Standby: Alan Mixon (Frank) and Margaret Phillips (Sophie: Baroness Lemberg)
Understudy: John Horn (Tom)
Tony Award®
1967 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Peter Shaffer; Produced by Alexander H. Cohen
1967 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Donald Madden
1967 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Camila Ashland
1967 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Alan Tagg
1967 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
John Dexter
Theatre World
winner 1968 Award [recipient]
Jordan Christopher