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Ghetto    The Last Performance in the Vilna Ghetto

Circle in the Square Theatre, (4/30/1989 - 5/28/1989)
First Preview: Apr 08, 1989 Total Previews: 25
Opening Date: Apr 30, 1989    
Closing Date: May 28, 1989 Total Performances: 33

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1941, Lithuania.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Producing Director)
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
Cast
Jarlath Conroy
Kruk
Donal Donnelly
Weiskopf
Avner Eisenberg
Srulik
A Ventriloquist
George Hearn
Gens
Stephen McHattie
Kittel
Helen Schneider
Hayyah
Marshall Coid
Haiken
Alma Cuervo
Ooma
Dr. Weiner
Richard M. Davidson
The Rich Man
Julie Anne Eigenberg
A Woman
Julie Goell
Miriam
David Hopkins
Reed Player
Andrea Clark Libin
Luba
Brian Maffitt
German Soldier
Jonathan Mann
Elia Geivish
Jerry Matz
The Hassid
Dr. Gottlieb
Spike McClure
German Soldier
Barry Mitterhoff
Guitar Player
Matthew P. Mutrie
Yitzhak Geivish
Angelo Ragonesi
Jewish Policeman Levas
David Rosenbaum
A Judge
Jon Rothstein
Yankel
Ahvi Spindell
Jewish Policeman Averbuch
William Swindler
Accordian Player
William Verderber
Dessler
Gordon Joseph Weiss
The Dummy
Understudies: Julie Anne Eigenberg (Hayyah, Ooma), Jerry Matz (Srulik), Spike McClure (Kittel), David Rosenbaum (Kruk), Ahvi Spindell (Dr. Gottlieb, The Hassid) and William Verderber (Gens)
Tony Award®
1989 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Gordon Joseph Weiss
Drama Desk Award
1989 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Stephen McHattie
1989 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Gordon Joseph Weiss