PlayComedy FarceOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 11, 1983
Closing Date
Apr 06, 1985
1st Preview
Dec 02, 1983
1st Preview
Dec 02, 1983
Previews
12
Performances
553
PlayComedy FarceOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Brooks Atkinson Theatre
(Dec 11, 1983 - Apr 06, 1985)

Setting
The living room of the Brents' country home; Wednesday afternoon. Played on the stages of Grand Theatre, Weston-Super-Mare; Theatre Royal, Goole; and Municipal Theatre, Stockton-on-Tees from January through April.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Originally produced in London by Michael Codron
Written by Michael Frayn
Directed by Michael Blakemore
Scenic Design by Michael Annals; Costume Design by Michael Annals; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Miss Loudon's Hair by Joe Domino; Miss Thorson's dress designed by Giovanni de Moura; Assistant to Mr. Aronstein: Lawrence Metzler; Assistant to Mr. Annals: John Dunn
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris Associates; Company Manager: David Conte; Assistant Co. Mgr: Tom Santopietro
Production Stage Manager: Susie Cordon; Stage Manager: Laura deBuys; Assistant Stage Mgr: Patrick Clear; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah Harris
Casting: Feuer & Ritzer; General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Stunt Coordinator: B. H. Barry; Assistant to Mr. Blakemore: Elizabeth Cameron; Photographer: Martha Swope
Garry Lejeune
Dotty Otley
Lloyd Dallas
Belinda Blair
Frederick Fellowes
Brooke Ashton
Tim Allgood
Selsdon Mowbray
Poppy Norton-Taylor
Standby: Elizabeth Austin (Brooke Ashton, Poppy Norton-Taylor), Patrick Clear (Garry Lejeune, Tim Allgood), Herb Foster (Selsdon Mowbray), Patricia Kilgarriff (Dotty Otley, Belinda Blair) and Rudolph Willrich (Lloyd Dallas, Frederick Fellowes)

Brooks Atkinson Theatre (Dec 11, 1983 - Apr 06, 1985)

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Cast

Christian Clemenson
Broadway debut
Tim Allgood
Poppy Norton-Taylor
Garry Lejeune
Selsdon Mowbray
Lloyd Dallas
Frederick Fellowes
Garry Lejeune
Dotty Otley
Tim Allgood
Brooke Ashton
Belinda Blair
Standby: David Bulasky (Tim Allgood), Catherine Byers (Dotty Otley, Belinda Blair), Emily Heebner (Brooke Ashton, Poppy Norton-Taylor), Lucy Martin (Dotty Otley, Belinda Blair), Randle Mell (Tim Allgood, Garry Lejeune) and Rex Robbins (Lloyd Dallas, Frederick Fellowes)

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1984 Nominee
Douglas Seale
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1984 Nominee
Deborah Rush
 

Best Direction of a Play

1984 Nominee
Directed by Michael Blakemore

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding New Play

Outstanding Director of a Play

1984 Winner
Directed by Michael Blakemore
 

Outstanding Set Design

1984 Nominee
Scenic Design by Michael Annals
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