PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 30, 1989
Closing Date
May 28, 1989
1st Preview
Apr 08, 1989
1st Preview
Apr 08, 1989
Previews
25
Performances
33
PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Circle in the Square Theatre
(Apr 30, 1989 - May 28, 1989)

Setting
1941, Lithuania.

Translation commissioned by and London premiere by The Royal National Theatre (Richard Eyre, Director)
Written by Joshua Sobol; Translated by David Lan; English Lyrics by Jeremy Sams; Musical Director: William Schimmel; Arrangements of Authentic Ghetto Songs by William Schimmel
Directed by Gedalia Besser
Scenic Design by Adrian Vaux; Costume Design by Edna Sobol; Lighting Design by Kevin Rigdon; Assistant Scenic Design: Sharon Sprague; Assistant Costume Design: Cynthia Boty and Leslie McGovern
Company Manager: Susan Elrod; Associate Co. Mgr: William Schaeffer
Production Stage Manager: Wm. Hare; Stage Manager: A. Robert Scott
Movement directed by Nir Ben-Gal and Liat Dror; Fight direction by B. H. Barry; Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Circle in the Square Senior Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Advertising: The Golden Group; Ventriloquism Coach: George Schindler; Fight Captain: William Verderber
Weiskopf
Srulik
A Ventriloquist
Haiken
Ooma
Dr. Weiner
The Rich Man
Miriam
Reed Player
German Soldier
Elia Geivish
The Hassid
 
Dr. Gottlieb
German Soldier
Guitar Player
Yitzhak Geivish
Jewish Policeman Levas
A Judge
Yankel
Jewish Policeman Averbuch
Accordian Player
Understudies: Julie Anne Eigenberg (Hayyah, Ooma), Jerry Matz (Srulik), Spike McClure (Kittel), David Rosenbaum (Kruk), Ahvi Spindell (The Hassid, Dr. Gottlieb) and William Verderber (Gens)

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1989 Nominee
Gordon Joseph Weiss

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1989 Nominee
Stephen McHattie
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1989 Nominee
Gordon Joseph Weiss
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