PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 14, 1984
Closing Date
Jan 16, 1985
1st Preview
Oct 06, 1984
1st Preview
Oct 06, 1984
Previews
4
Performances
53
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

This production played in repertory with Cyrano de Bergerac

Theatres
Gershwin Theatre
(Oct 14, 1984 - Jan 16, 1985)

Setting
Messina

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization and Gerald Oestreicher
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Nigel Hess; Musical Director: Donald Johnston
Directed by Terry Hands; Assistant Director: Brigid Larmour; Choreographed by Doreen Hermitage
Scenic Design by Ralph Koltai; American production settings designed in association with John Kasarda; Costume Design by Alexander Reid; Lighting Design by Terry Hands; American production lighting designed in association with Jeffrey Beecroft; Sound Supervisor: T. Richard Fitzgerald; Associate Sound Design: John A. Leonard
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Company Stage Manager: Jane Tamlyn; Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Stage Manager: Vikki Heywood; Production Manager: Simon Opie; Deputy Stage Manager: Jill MacFarlane; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stephen Dobbin
Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Associate Conductor: Dennis Elliott; Keyboards: Donald Johnston; Flute/Piccolo/Recorder: Jacqueline Giat; Clarinet: Mathew Goodman; Guitar: Bruce Uchitel; Violin: Luann Montesi; Cello: Joan Spergel; Horn: Brooks Tillotson; Trombone: Dennis Elliott; Double Bass: Gregory Maker; Percussion: Jan Hagiwara and Michael Hinton
Fencing Consultant: Ian McKay; General Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown, Joshua Ellis, Keith Sherman, Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc. and Cindy Valk; New York Casting Consultantt: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne / Fisher; Photographer: John Brown, Nobby Clark, Chris Davies and Martha Swope
Don Pedro
Prince of Aragon
Conrade
follower of Don John
Count Claudio of Florence
companion of Don Pedro
Margaret
attendant on Hero
Don John
Don Pedro's bastard brother
Boy
Alternate
Fourth Watch
Hugh Oatcake
Beatrice
an orphan, Leonato's niece
Antonio
Leonato's brother
Balthasar
a singer
Ursula
attendant on Hero
Borachio
follower of Don John
Verges
Signior Benedick of Padua
companion of Don Pedro
Leonato
Governor of Messina
Sexton
Third Watch
Friar Francis
Hero
Leonato's daughter
George Seacoal
Josetta
attendant on Hero
Understudies: John Bowe (Signior Benedick of Padua), Alexandra Brook (Beatrice), Simon Clark (Balthasar, Borachio), Richard Clifford (Don Pedro, Conrade), Dennis Clinton (Antonio, Friar Francis), Robert Craig (Balthasar), Philip Dennis (Sexton, Second Messenger), Cathy Finlay (Hero, Margaret), Ray Llewellyn (Leonato), Tom Mannion (Count Claudio of Florence, Messenger), George Parsons (Don John), David Shaw-Parker (Dogberry, Verges) and Jayne Tottman (Ursula)

Gershwin Theatre (Oct 14, 1984 - Jan 16, 1985)

Horn: Richard Hagen; Bassoon/Percussion: Ethan Bauch
Understudy: Robert Craig (Sexton)

Tony Award®

Best Actor in Play

1985 Winner
Derek Jacobi
 

Best Actress in a Play

1985 Nominee
Sinéad Cusack
 

Best Scenic Design

1985 Nominee
Scenic Design by Ralph Koltai
 

Best Costume Design

1985 Nominee
Costume Design by Alexander Reid
 

Best Lighting Design

1985 Nominee
Lighting Design by Terry Hands
 

Best Direction of a Play

1985 Nominee
Directed by Terry Hands
 

Best Reproduction (Play or Musical)

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1985 Nominee
Derek Jacobi

Outstanding Costume Design

1985 Winner
Costume Design by Alexander Reid

Outstanding Sound Design/Music in a Play

1985 Winner
Incidental music by Nigel Hess
 

Outstanding Set Design

1985 Nominee
Scenic Design by Ralph Koltai
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