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Blithe Spirit    An Improbable Farce

Neil Simon Theatre, (3/31/1987 - 6/28/1987)
First Preview: Mar 10, 1987 Total Previews: 24
Opening Date: Mar 31, 1987    
Closing Date: Jun 28, 1987 Total Performances: 104

Category: Play, Comedy,Farce, Revival, Broadway
Description: A farce in three acts
Setting: Charles Condomine's house in Kent in the late 1930s.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)
Produced by Karl Allison, Douglas Urbanski and Sandra Moss; Produced in association with Jerome Minskoff and Duncan C. Weldon
Written by Noël Coward; Music arranged by Marvin Hamlisch
Directed by Brian Murray
Scenic Design by Finlay James; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Design by Jan Nebozenko; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Kingwill & Goossen, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Murray Gitlin and T.L. Boston
Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Press Representative: Joshua Ellis, Adrian Bryan-Brown and Reva Cooper; Movement Consultant: Rob Marshall; Trance Medium Consultant: David Vass; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Richard Chamberlain
Charles
Blythe Danner
Elvira
Judith Ivey
Ruth
Geraldine Page
Madame Arcati
Nicola Cavendish
Edith
Patricia Conolly
Mrs. Bradman
William LeMassena
Doctor Bradman
Understudies: Lewis Arlt (Charles, Doctor Bradman), Jennifer Harmon (Elvira, Ruth) and Le Clanché du Rand (Edith, Mrs. Bradman)
Tony Award®
1987 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Geraldine Page