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Fortune's Fool   

Music Box Theatre, (4/02/2002 - 7/21/2002)
First Preview: Mar 08, 2002 Total Previews: 28
Opening Date: Apr 02, 2002    
Closing Date: Jul 21, 2002 Total Performances: 127

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: A country house in mid-19th century Russia.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President) and The Estate of Irving Berlin
Produced by Julian Schlossberg, Roy Furman, Ben Sprecher, Ted Tulchin, Aaron Levy, Peter May, Bob Boyett and James Fantaci; Associate Producer: Rita Gam and Jill Furman
Originally presented at Rich Forum in association with Stamford Center for the Arts
Written by Ivan Turgenev; Book adapted by Mike Poulton; Incidental music by Kramer
Directed by Arthur Penn
Scenic Design by John Arnone; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Brian Nason; Sound Design by Brian Ronan; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant Scenic Design: Jesse Poleshuck; Assistant Lighting Design: Pamela Kupper; Assistant Sound Design: T. J. McEvoy; Associate Costume Design: MaryAnn D. Smith and Junghyun Georgia Lee
General Manager: Peter Bogyo; Company Manager: Chris Morey
Technical Supervisor: UNITECH; Production Stage Manager: Jane Grey; Stage Manager: Robert Kellogg
Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Casting: Stuart Howard, Amy Schecter and Howard Meltzer; Advertising: rave!; Logo Artwork: Frank Verlizzo; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Promotions: The Big Frog Inc
Alan Bates
Vassily Semyonitch Kuzovkin
Above Stairs
Frank Langella
Flegont Alexandrovitch Tropatchov
Above Stairs
Benedick Bates
Pavel Nikolaitch Yeletsky ("Paul")
Above Stairs
Enid Graham
Olga Petrovna
Above Stairs
Beth Bartley
Below Stairs
Timothy Doyle
Karpatchov ("Little Fish")
Above Stairs
Ann Ducati
Below Stairs
Patrick Hallahan
Below Stairs
Jeremy Hollingworth
Below Stairs
George Morfogen
Ivan Kuzmitch Ivanov
Above Stairs
John Newton
Below Stairs
Edwin C. Owens
Nartzis Konstantinitch Trembinsky
Below Stairs
Lola Pashalinski
Praskovya Ivanova
Below Stairs
Standby: Edwin C. Owens (Flegont Alexandrovitch Tropatchov, Vassily Semyonitch Kuzovkin)
Understudies: Beth Bartley (Olga Petrovna), Timothy Doyle (Flegont Alexandrovitch Tropatchov), Ann Ducati (Praskovya Ivanova), Patrick Hallahan (Karpatchov ("Little Fish"), Pavel Nikolaitch Yeletsky ("Paul"), Pyotr), Jeremy Hollingworth (Pavel Nikolaitch Yeletsky ("Paul")), John Newton (Ivan Kuzmitch Ivanov, Nartzis Konstantinitch Trembinsky) and Jeff Talbott (Servant, Vassily Semyonitch Kuzovkin)
Tony Award®
2002 Best Play [nominee]
Book adapted by Mike Poulton; Produced by Julian Schlossberg, Roy Furman, Ben Sprecher, Ted Tulchin, Aaron Levy, Peter May, Bob Boyett and James Fantaci
winner 2002 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Alan Bates
winner 2002 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
Frank Langella
Drama Desk Award
winner 2002 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner]
Alan Bates
winner 2002 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
Frank Langella