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Open Admissions    a new American drama

Music Box Theatre, (1/29/1984 - 2/12/1984)
First Preview: Jan 24, 1984 Total Previews: 7
Opening Date: Jan 29, 1984    
Closing Date: Feb 12, 1984 Total Performances: 17

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and near Calvin's and Ginny's Manhattan apartments and in a public college in New York City. One day in January, the present.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Stevie Phillips; Produced in association with Universal Pictures; Associate Producer: Bonnie Champion
Presented in the fall of 1982 at The Long Wharf Theatre (M. Edgar Rosenblum, Executive Director; Arvin Brown, Artistic Director); Based on the author's one act entitled "Open Admissions" which was originally produced at The Ensemble Studio Theatre (Curt Dempster: Artistic Director)
Written by Shirley Lauro
Directed by Elinor Renfield
Scenic Design by David Gropman; Costume Design by Ann Roth and Gary Jones; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Chuck London Media and Stewart Werner
General Manager: The Kingwill Office; Assistant to the General Manager: Susan Sampliner
Production Stage Manager: Paul Phillips; Stage Manager: Michael J. Frank
General Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Fight direction by Nels Hennum; Photographer: Martha Swope; Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin
Cast
Calvin Levels
Calvin Jefferson
Marilyn Rockafellow
Ginny Carlsen
Nan-Lynn Nelson
Salina Jones
Calvin's sister
Pam Potillo
Georgia Jones
Calvin's niece
Sloane Shelton
Professor Clare Block
Maura Erin Sullivan
Cathy Carlsen
Ginny's daughter
Vincent D'Onofrio
Nick Rizzoli
Una Kim
Broadway debut
Kitty Shim
Evan Miranda
Juan Rivera
C.C.H. Pounder
Broadway debut
Mrs. Brewster
Kevin Tighe
Peter Carlsen
Ginny's husband
Standby: Joy Franz (Ginny Carlsen)
Understudies: June Angela (Kitty Shim), Tahra Takeesha Brown (Georgia Jones), Al Ferrer (Juan Rivera, Nick Rizzoli), Richard Fitzpatrick (Peter Carlsen), Faith Geer (Mrs. Brewster, Professor Clare Block), C.C.H. Pounder (Salina Jones) and Jessica Rubinstein (Cathy Carlsen)
Tony Award®
1984 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Calvin Levels
Theatre World
winner 1984 Award [recipient]
Calvin Levels
Drama Desk Award
1984 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Marilyn Rockafellow
1984 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Calvin Levels
   
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