PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 17, 1977
Closing Date
Apr 10, 1977
1st Preview
Feb 04, 1977
1st Preview
Feb 04, 1977
Previews
20
Performances
62
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Feb 17, 1977 - Apr 10, 1977)

Description
A play in four acts

Setting
Madame Ranevskaya's Estate.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater
Written by Anton Chekhov; Translated by Jean-Claude van Itallie; Incidental music by Elizabeth Swados; Dance arrangements by Kathryn Posin
Directed by Andrei Serban
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland
NYSF General Manager: Robert Kamlot
NYSF Production Supervisor: Jason Steven Cohen; NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; Production Stage Manager: Julia Gillett; Stage Manager: Stephen McCorkle
NYSF General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; NYSF at Lincoln Center Press Representative: Faith Geer; NYSF Casting: Rosemarie Tichler; Advertising: Case & McGrath; Photographer: George E. Joseph; Poster Artist: Paul Davis
Ensemble
Simeonov-Pishchik, Boris Borisovich
a landowner
Ensemble
Trofimov, Petr Sergeyevich
a student
Sharlotta Ivanovna
a governess
A Vagrant
 
Ensemble
Stationmaster
Ensemble
Anya
daughter of Ranevskaya
Lopakhin, Ermolai Alekseevich
a merchant
Ensemble
Firs
a butler
Yasha
a young butler
Ensemble
Varya
adopted daughter of Ranevskaya
Dunyasha
a chambermaid
Gayev, Leonid Andreyevich
brother of Ranevskaya
Ranevskaya, Lyubov Andreevna
Epikhodov, Semen Panteleevich
a clerk
Standby: Jacqueline Brookes (Ranevskaya, Lyubov Andreevna)
Understudies: Gerry Bamman (Lopakhin, Ermolai Alekseevich, Epikhodov, Semen Panteleevich), Suzanne Collins (Varya), Maury Cooper (Firs, Gayev, Leonid Andreyevich), Jon De Vries (Trofimov, Petr Sergeyevich), William Duff-Griffin (Simeonov-Pishchik, Boris Borisovich), Christine Estabrook (Anya, Dunyasha), Elizabeth Franz (Sharlotta Ivanovna), C. S. Hayward (Passerby) and Jim Siering (Yasha)

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

1977 Nominee
Irene Worth
 

Best Scenic Design

1977 Nominee
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto

Best Costume Design

1977 Winner
Costume Design by Santo Loquasto

Best Lighting Design

1977 Winner
Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton
 

Most Innovative Production of a Revival

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1977 Winner
Irene Worth
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1977 Nominee
Meryl Streep

Outstanding Lighting Design

1977 Winner
Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton

Outstanding Set Design

1977 Winner
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto

Theatre World

Award

1977 Recipient
Michael Cristofer
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