PlaySatireOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 09, 1988
Closing Date
Feb 20, 1988
1st Preview
Jan 20, 1988
1st Preview
Jan 20, 1988
Previews
21
Performances
15
PlaySatireOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Royale Theatre
(Feb 09, 1988 - Feb 20, 1988)

Setting
London and New York. Between October 1986 and June 1987.

Written by Caryl Churchill; Featuring songs by Mickey Gallagher and Chas Jankel; Featuring songs with lyrics by Ian Dury; Choral Director: Allan Corduner; Scene from "The Volunteers or The Stock Jobbers" by Thomas Shadwell; Music arranged by Colin Sell
Directed by Max Stafford-Clark
Scenic Design by Peter Hartwell; Costume Design by Peter Hartwell; Lighting Design by Rick Fisher; Miss Nelligan's wig by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Bob MacDonald; Company Manager: Steven H. David; Associate Co. Mgr: Mary C. Miller
Production Stage Manager: James Bernardi; Stage Manager: Pat Sosnow
Casting: Rosemarie Tichler and James Mulkin; General Press Representative: Richard Kornberg; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Assistant to the Director (New York): Bonnie Mark; Assistant to the Director (London): Hettie Macdonald; Dialect Coach: Elizabeth Himelstein
LIFFE Member and Trader
Grimes
a gilts dealer
 
Billy Corman
corporate raider
Durkfeld
a trader, co-chief executive of Klein Merrick
 
Greville Todd
Jake and Scilla's father, a stockbroker
 
Duckett
chairman of Albion
 
Soat
President of Missouri Gumballs
 
Gleason
a Cabinet Minister
LIFFE Member and Trader
Jacinta Condor
a Peruvian businesswoman
LIFFE Member and Trader
Scilla Todd
a LIFFE dealer
 
Ms. Biddulph
a white knight
LIFFE Member and Trader
Marylou Baines
an American arbitrageur
 
Mrs. Etherington
a stockbroker
 
Dolcie Starr
a PR consultant
Zackerman
a banker with Klein Merrick
LIFFE Member and Trader
Merrison
a banker, co-chief executive of Klein Merrick
 
T. K.
personal assistant to Marylou Baines
 
Nigel Ajibala
an importer from Ghana
LIFFE Member and Trader
LIFFE Member and Trader
LIFFE Member and Trader
Jake Todd
Scilla's brother, a commercial paper dealer
 
Frosby
a jobber
 
Grevett
a DTI inspector
Understudies: Christine Dunford (Scilla Todd, Ms. Biddulph), Gregory Jbara (Zackerman), Olivia Negrón (Jacinta Condor), Liann Pattison (Marylou Baines, Mrs. Etherington, Dolcie Starr), Stephen Rowe (Grimes, Billy Corman), Michael Rudko (Durkfeld, Greville Todd, Duckett, Soat, Gleason, Jake Todd, Frosby, Grevett) and Harold J. Surratt (Merrison, T. K., Nigel Ajibala)

Tony Award®

 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1988 Nominee
Kate Nelligan
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