PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 30, 1987
Closing Date
Sep 06, 1987
1st Preview
Apr 21, 1987
1st Preview
Apr 21, 1987
Previews
8
Performances
149
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Music Box Theatre
(Apr 30, 1987 - Sep 06, 1987)

Setting
In various salons and bedrooms in a number of hotels and chateaux in and around Paris and in the Bois de Vincennes, one autumn and winter in the 1780s.

Originally produced in September 1985 at The Other Place; Produced in January 1986 at The Pit; Produced in October 1986 at the Ambassadors Theatre
Written by Christopher Hampton; From the novel by Choderlos de Laclos; Incidental music by Ilona Sekacz
Directed by Howard Davies
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley; Costume Design by Bob Crowley; Lighting Design by Chris Parry; Lighting Design in association with Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Sound Design in association with John A. Leonard
General Manager: Next Wave Management; Company Manager: Jane Tamlyn
Production Stage Manager: Susie Cordon; Stage Manager: Paul Mills Holmes
Fight direction by Malcolm Ranson; Press Representative: Joshua Ellis, Adrian Bryan-Brown, Jim Sapp, Reva Cooper and Jackie Green; Vocal Coach: Clive Vinson; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Steve Macmillan; Casting Consultant: Johnson-Liff Associates
Madame de Rosemonde
Émilie
a courtesan
La Présidente de Tourvel
Harpsichord
La Marquise de Merteuil
Cécile Volanges
Major-domo
Le Chevalier Danceny
Madame de Volanges
Le Vicomte de Valmont
Azolan
Valmont's valet de chambre
Understudies: Lucy Aston (La Présidente de Tourvel, Cécile Volanges), Cissy Collins (Madame de Rosemonde, Madame de Volanges, Émilie), Barry Heins (Le Chevalier Danceny, Azolan), Kristin Milward (La Marquise de Merteuil) and Hugh Simon (Le Vicomte de Valmont)

Music Box Theatre (Apr 30, 1987 - Sep 06, 1987)

Cast

Émilie
a courtesan
Understudies: Melody Combs (Émilie, Cécile Volanges) and Stephanie Roth (Mme. de Tourval)

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Actor in Play

1987 Nominee
Alan Rickman
 

Best Actress in a Play

1987 Nominee
Lindsay Duncan
 

Best Scenic Design

1987 Nominee
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley
 

Best Costume Design

1987 Nominee
Costume Design by Bob Crowley
 

Best Lighting Design

1987 Nominee
Lighting Design by Chris Parry and Beverly Emmons
 

Best Direction of a Play

1987 Nominee
Directed by Howard Davies

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1987 Nominee
Alan Rickman
 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1987 Nominee
Lindsay Duncan
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1987 Nominee
Suzanne Burden

Outstanding Director of a Play

1987 Winner
Directed by Howard Davies
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1987 Nominee
Costume Design by Bob Crowley

Outstanding Lighting Design

1987 Winner
Lighting Design by Chris Parry
 

Outstanding Set Design

1987 Nominee
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley

Theatre World

Award

1987 Recipient
Lindsay Duncan
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