PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jan 09, 1961
Closing Date
Aug 05, 1961
Performances
240
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Longacre Theatre
(Jan 09, 1961 - Aug 05, 1961)

Description
A play in three acts

Setting
A square in a small town. Office of a publishing firm. John's apartment. Berrenger's apartment.

Comments
On layoff from August 5 through September 18, 1961 (at which point it played an additional 16 performances before leaving for a tour).

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Leo Kerz; Produced in association with Seven Arts Associates Corp.
Written by Eugene Ionesco; Translated by Derek Prouse
Directed by Joseph Anthony
Scenic Design by Leo Kerz; Costume Design by Michael Travis; Lighting Design by Leo Kerz; Sound Engineered by Saki Oura; Hair Design by Nino Raffaello
General Manager: Walter Fried
Production Stage Manager: Bill Ross; Stage Manager: Ben Ross Berenberg and Joseph Bernard
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Press Representative: David Powers, Ted Goldsmith and Lila Glaser; Assistant to the Producer: Louise Manning
Berrenger
Logician
Dribble
Shiftor
Old Gentleman
Cafe Proprietor
Jan 09, 1961 - Feb 04, 1961
Mr. Nicklebush
Waitress
Housewife
Daisy
Townsperson
Townsperson
Grocer's Wife
Mrs. Ochs
Grocer
 
Fireman
Townsperson
Understudies: Aza Bard (Mrs. Ochs, Housewife, Grocer's Wife, Waitress), Joseph Bernard (John), Flora Elkins (Daisy) and Robert Jacquin (Berrenger, Dribble, Fireman)

Longacre Theatre (Jan 09, 1961 - Aug 05, 1961)

General Manager: Al Golden
Assistant Stage Mgr: William Putch, C. K. Alexander (Feb 06, 1961 - ?) and William Myers; Stage Manager: Ken Paine and Mortimer Halpern
Press Representative: Barry Hyams

Cast

Cafe Proprietor
Feb 06, 1961 - ?
Mrs. Ochs
Housewife
Daisy
Mr. Nicklebush
Waitress
Dribble
Berrenger
Shiftor
 
Logician
Grocer's Wife
Cafe Proprietor
Berrenger
Logician
Understudies: C. K. Alexander (John), William Myers (Logician, Shiftor), Dolph Sweet (Logician) and Roland Wood (Mr. Nicklebush, Old Gentleman, Cafe Proprietor)

Tony Award®

Best Actor in Play

1961 Winner
Zero Mostel
 

Best Direction of a Play

1961 Nominee
Directed by Joseph Anthony
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