PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 14, 1979
Closing Date
May 18, 1980
1st Preview
Nov 07, 1979
1st Preview
Nov 07, 1979
Previews
6
Performances
214
PlayPlay with musicOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Nov 14, 1979 - May 18, 1980)

Theatre Operated by Lester Osterman
Produced by Arthur Whitelaw and Miriam Bienstock; Produced in association with Lita Starr
Written by Mark Rozovsky; Adapted from "Kholstomer: The Story of a Horse" by Leo Tolstoy; English Stage Version by Robert Kalfin and Steve Brown; Based on a Translation by Tamara Bering Sunguroff; Music by Mark Rozovsky and S. Vetkin; Original Russian lyrics by Uri Riashentsev; Adaptor, composer of new additional music: Norman L. Berman; Vocal and instrumental arrangements: Norman L. Berman; Musical Director: Norman L. Berman; New English lyrics by Steve Brown
Directed by Robert Kalfin and Lynne Gannaway
Scenic Design by Wolfgang Roth; Costume Design by Andrew B. Marlay; Lighting Design by Robby Monk; Sound Design by Gary Harris
General Manager: Arthur Whitelaw; Company Manager: Sam Pagliaro
Production Stage Manager: Zoya Wyeth; Technical Director: Sander Gossard; Stage Manager: Laurie F. Stone and Vincent A. Feraudo
Orchestra Manager: John Monaco; Conducted by Norman L. Berman
Dance Captain: Benjamin Hendrickson; General Press Representative: Shirley Herz and Jan Greenberg; Press Representative: Gail Bell; Press Assistant: Sam Rudy; Casting: Michael Fender; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne and Jon Wilner; Photographer: Peter Cunningham
Strider
Viazapurikha / Mathieu / Marie
Prince Serpuhofsky
Count Bobrinsky / Darling / The Lieutenant
Gypsy
Vaska / Mr. Willingstone
Gypsy
Bet Taker
Feofan / Fritz
Actor
Groom
General / Announcer
Gypsy
Understudies: Katherine-Mary Brown (Viazapurikha / Mathieu / Marie), John Brownlee (Groom), Tad Ingram (Strider, Prince Serpuhofsky, General / Announcer, Vaska / Mr. Willingstone), Skip Lawing (Count Bobrinsky / Darling / The Lieutenant) and Charles Walker (Feofan / Fritz)

Helen Hayes Theatre (Nov 14, 1979 - May 18, 1980)

Cast

Viazapurikha / Mathieu / Marie
Feb 05, 1980 - ?
Gypsy
Mar 18, 1980 - ?

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in Play

1980 Nominee
Gerald Hiken
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1980 Nominee
Pamela Burrell

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1980 Nominee
Gerald Hiken
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

1980 Nominee
Directed by Robert Kalfin and Lynne Gannaway
 

Outstanding Lyrics

1980 Nominee
Lyrics by Steve Brown

Outstanding Sound Design

1980 Winner
Musical Director: Norman L. Berman

Outstanding Music in a Play

1980 Winner
Additional music by Norman L. Berman
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