PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 24, 1974
Closing Date
Oct 02, 1977
1st Preview
Oct 14, 1974
1st Preview
Oct 14, 1974
Performances
1,209
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Plymouth Theatre
(Oct 24, 1974 - Sep 11, 1976)
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Oct 05, 1976 - Oct 02, 1977)

Setting
The Present. Rokeby Psychiatric Hospital in Southern England.

Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Doris Cole Abrahams; Produced in association with Frank Milton
Written by Peter Shaffer; Cinema Music: Cy Coleman
Directed by John Dexter
Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by John Napier; Lighting Design by Andy Phillips; Sound Design by Marc Wilkinson
General Manager: Max Allentuck
Production Stage Manager: Robert L. Borod; Stage Manager: Nicholas Russiyan; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Wieben
Mime: Claude Chagrin; American supervision of scenery and lighting: Howard Bay; American supervision of costumes: Patricia Adshead; General Press Representative: John Springer Associates; Press Representative: Louis Sica; Graphic Design: Gilbert Lesser; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Matthew Serino; Assistant to Mr. Bloomgarden: John Bloomgarden; Assistant to the Director: Gabriel Oshen; Production Assistant: Scott Rudin
Alan Strang
Martin Dysart
Frank Strang
Jill Mason
Hesther Saloman
Dora Strang
Nurse
Horse
Harry Dalton
Young Horseman
 
Nugget
Horse
Horse
Standby: Alan Mixon (Martin Dysart)
Understudies: Mary Doyle (Hesther Saloman, Dora Strang), Dale Hodges (Jill Mason, Nurse), Thomas Hulce (Alan Strang), Philip Kraus (Harry Dalton, Young Horseman, Nugget), Walter Mathews (Frank Strang) and Michael Wieben (Horse)

Plymouth Theatre (Oct 24, 1974 - Sep 11, 1976)

Cast

Jill Mason
Martin Dysart
Dora Strang
 
Nurse
Martin Dysart
Young Horseman
 
Nugget
Horse
Hesther Saloman
Horse
Nurse
Alan Strang
Harry Dalton
Harry Dalton
Keith McDermott
Broadway debut
Alan Strang
Alan Strang
Harry Dalton
Martin Dysart
Frank Strang
 
Harry Dalton
Jill Mason
Dora Strang
Hesther Saloman
Understudies: Page Johnson (Frank Strang), Tuck Milligan (Alan Strang) and Janet Sarno (Dora Strang, Hesther Saloman)

Helen Hayes Theatre (Oct 05, 1976 - Oct 02, 1977)

Production Stage Manager: Brent Peek; Stage Manager: Moose Peting; Assistant Stage Mgr: David M. Everard
General Press Representative: Michael Alpert Public Relations and Marilynn LeVine

Cast

Hesther Saloman
Harry Dalton
Horse
Young Horseman
 
Nugget
Jill Mason
Frank Strang
Beverly May
Broadway debut
Dora Strang
Martin Dysart
Martin Dysart
Jill Mason
Nurse
Harry Dalton
Alan Strang
Alan Strang
Young Horseman
 
Nugget
 
Horse
Standby: David Leary (Martin Dysart)
Understudies: Daniel Arden (Alan Strang), Patrick Bedford (Martin Dysart, Frank Strang), David M. Everard (Horse), Deborah Hedwall (Jill Mason, Nurse), Ellen Parker (Jill Mason, Nurse), Danny Sewell (Frank Strang), Michael Snyder (Alan Strang) and William Wright (Young Horseman, Nugget, Harry Dalton)

Tony Award®

Best Play

1975 Winner
Written by Peter Shaffer
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Doris Cole Abrahams
 

Best Actor in Play

1975 Nominee
Peter Firth
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1975 Nominee
Frances Sternhagen
 

Best Lighting Design

1975 Nominee
Lighting Design by Andy Phillips

Best Direction of a Play

1975 Winner
Directed by John Dexter

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1975 Winner
Anthony Hopkins
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1975 Nominee
Peter Firth

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1975 Winner
Frances Sternhagen

Outstanding Director of a Play

1975 Winner
Directed by John Dexter

Outstanding New Play (Foreign)

1975 Winner
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Doris Cole Abrahams
Written by Peter Shaffer
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1975 Nominee
Costume Design by John Napier
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1975 Nominee
Lighting Design by Andy Phillips
 

Outstanding Set Design

1975 Nominee
Scenic Design by John Napier

Theatre World

Award

1975 Recipient
Peter Firth
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