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Rhinoceros   

Longacre Theatre, (1/09/1961 - 8/05/1961)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jan 09, 1961    
Closing Date: Aug 05, 1961 Total Performances: 240

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
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).



Production Staff
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
Cast
Zero Mostel
John
Eli Wallach
Berrenger
Morris Carnovsky
Logician
Mike Kellin
Dribble
Michael Strong
Shiftor
Leslie Barrett
Old Gentleman
Joseph Bernard
Cafe Proprietor
(Jan 09, 1961 - Feb 04, 1961)
Philip Coolidge
Mr. Nicklebush
Flora Elkins
Waitress
Jane Hoffman
Housewife
Anne Jackson
Daisy
Robert Jacquin
Townsperson
William Myers
Townsperson
Lucille Patton
Grocer's Wife
Jean Stapleton
Mrs. Ochs
Dolph Sweet
Grocer
Fireman
Roland Wood
Townsperson
Understudies: Aza Bard (Grocer's Wife, Housewife, Mrs. Ochs, Waitress), Joseph Bernard (John), Flora Elkins (Daisy) and Robert Jacquin (Berrenger, Dribble, Fireman)
Tony Award®
winner 1961 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Zero Mostel
1961 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Joseph Anthony