PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 28, 1999
Closing Date
Jun 27, 1999
1st Preview
Apr 01, 1999
1st Preview
Apr 01, 1999
Previews
31
Performances
66
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Belasco Theatre
(Apr 28, 1999 - Jun 27, 1999)

Setting
France. Spring 1912.

Written by Jean Anouilh; Book adapted by Christopher Fry; Music by Francis Poulenc
Directed by Gerald Gutierrez; Choreographed by Kathleen Marshall; Associate Choreographer: Rob Ashford
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by John David Ridge; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Aural Fixation; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Susan Sampliner
Stage Manager: Frank Hartenstein; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tripp Phillips
Musical Supervisor: Tom Fay
LCT Casting Director: Daniel Swee; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi; Vocal Coach: Elizabeth Smith
Lady India
Messerschmann's mistress, secretly in love with Bombelles
Joshua
a crumbling butler
Capulat
Madame Desmermortes' faded companion
Isabelle
a ballet dancer
Footman
Romainville
a patron of the arts and of Isabelle
Diana Messerschmann
engaged to Frederic, secretly in love with Hugo
Footman
 
The General
Madame Desmermortes
aunt to Hugo, Frederic and Lady India
Patrice Bombelles
Messerschmann's secretive secretary
Hugo
a young man about town
 
Frederic
Hugo's brother, in love with Diana Messerschmann
Isabelle's Mother
a teacher of the pianoforte
Messerschmann
Diana's father, a melancholy millionaire
Understudies: Lee Coleman (Footman), David Fitzgerald (Footman), Melinda Page Hamilton (Diana Messerschmann, Isabelle), Philip Hoffman (Patrice Bombelles, Romainville), Josh Mosby (Hugo, Frederic), John Newton (Joshua, Messerschmann) and Nancy Opel (Lady India, Capulat, Isabelle's Mother)

Belasco Theatre (Apr 28, 1999 - Jun 27, 1999)

Cast

Irene Worth
Replaced due to illness.
Madame Desmermortes
aunt to Hugo, Frederic and Lady India
Was replaced in previews

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

1999 Nominee
Marian Seldes
 

Best Costume Design

1999 Nominee
Costume Design by John David Ridge

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1999 Nominee
Toby Stephens
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1999 Nominee
Marian Seldes
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1999 Nominee
Costume Design by John David Ridge

Theatre World

Award

1999 Recipient
Toby Stephens
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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