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Spokesong    or The Common Wheel

Circle in the Square Theatre, (3/15/1979 - 5/20/1979)
First Preview: Feb 24, 1979 Total Previews: 21
Opening Date: Mar 15, 1979    
Closing Date: May 20, 1979 Total Performances: 77

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: A bicycle shop in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The 1970s and the eighty years preceding.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director) and The Long Wharf Theatre (M. Edgar Rosenblum, Executive Director; Arvin Brown, Artistic Director)
Written by Stewart Parker; Music by Jimmy Kennedy; Lyrics by Stewart Parker; Musical Director and Pianist: Tom Fay
Directed by Kenneth Frankel
Scenic Design by Marjorie Bradley Kellogg; Costume Design by Bill Walker; Lighting Design by John McLain; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
Company Manager: William Conn
Production Stage Manager: Anne Keefe; Stage Manager: James Bernardi
Musical Supervisor: Earl Shendell
Cycle Coach: John Jenack; Circle in the Square Public Relations Director: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Casting Director: Lynn Kressel; Casting Consultant: Feuer & Ritzer; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne
John Horton
Frank's brother
John Lithgow
Joseph Maher
The Trick Cyclist
Josef Sommer
Frank's grandfather
Maria Tucci
Francis' wife
Virginia Vestoff
Tony Award®
1979 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Joseph Maher