PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 21, 2006
Closing Date
May 12, 2007
1st Preview
Dec 05, 2006
1st Preview
Dec 05, 2006
Previews
12
Performances
43
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Vivian Beaumont Theatre
(Dec 21, 2006 - May 12, 2007)

Setting
Moscow, Paris, Dresden, and Nice

Comments
"The Coast of Utopia" was considered as one play for the purposes of Tony and Drama Desk nominations. All nominations and awards specific to the series as a whole are listed under "Part 1 - Voyage."

Written by Tom Stoppard; Musical Director: Mark Bennett and Dan Lipton
Directed by Jack O'Brien; Associate Director: Benjamin Klein; Assistant Director: Caitlin Moon; Choreographed by Michele Lynch
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley and Scott Pask; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Original Music & Sound: Mark Bennett; Associate Scenic Design: Frank McCullough; Assistant Scenic Design: Jeffrey Hinchee and Lauren Alvarez; Associate Costume Design: Michael Zecker; Assistant Costume Design: Michele K. Short; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey; Assistant Lighting Design: Kathleen Dobbins; Associate Sound Design: Leon Rothenberg; Projection Design by William Cusick; Associate Projection Design: Ryan Hosopple; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Assistant Composer: David Ganon
LCT General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Matthew Markoff; Assistant Co. Mgr: Jessica Perlmeter Cochrane
Production Stage Manager: Robert Bennett; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Diane DiVita, Jennifer Rae Moore and Jason Hindelang
Trumpet: Dominic Derasse; Piano: Dan Lipton; Oboe: Sarah Schram; Guitar: Jake Schwartz; Clarinet, Flute: Andrew Sterman
LCT Casting Director: Daniel Swee; LCT Dramaturg: Anne Cattaneo; LCT General Press Agent: Philip Rinaldi; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT Director of Marketing: Linda Mason Ross; Voice, Speech Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Paul Kolnik; Video Services: Fresh Produce Productions; Videographer: Frank Basile
Vissarion Belinsky
A literary critic
Leonty Ibayev
Russian Consul General in Nice
Natalie Herzen
Alexander Herzen's wife
Nicholas Ogarev
A poet
George Herwegh
A German poet
Ivan Turgenev
A writer
Michael Bakunin
Maria Ogarev
Ogarev's estranged wife
Alexander Herzen
Natasha Tuchkov
Natalie's friend
Shop boy
Emma Herwegh
George Herwegh's wife
Nurse
A household serf
Beggar
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Madame Haag
Herzen's mother
Jean-Marie
A French servant
Karl Marx
Ensemble
Koylya Herzen
Herzen's younger son
Nicholas Sazonov
A Russian émigré activist
Marianne on the Barricades
 
Rosa
The Italian maid
Ensemble
Policeman
Timothy Granovsky
A historian
Sasha Herzen
Herzen's son
Ensemble
Konstantin Aksakov
A Slavophile
Benoit
A French servant
 
Rocca
An Italian servant
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Franz Otto
A lawyer in Dresden, Saxony
Nicholas Ketscher
A doctor
Understudies: Mia Barron (Natasha Tuchkov), Larry Bull (Karl Marx, Jean-Marie), Amanda Leigh Cobb (Rosa, Marianne on the Barricades), Anthony Cochrane (Rocca, Leonty Ibayev), Michael D'addario (Sasha Herzen, Koylya Herzen), Adam Dannheisser (Michael Bakunin, Konstantin Aksakov), Felicity LaFortune (Madame Haag, Maria Ogarev), Jennifer Lyon (Nurse), David Manis (Franz Otto), Andrew McGinn (Nicholas Ogarev, Beggar, Nicholas Sazonov), Beckett Melville (Shop boy), Scott Parkinson (Vissarion Belinsky), Erika Rolfsrud (Natalie Herzen, Emma Herwegh), Eric Sheffer Stevens (Alexander Herzen), Baylen Thomas (Ivan Turgenev) and David Christopher Wells (Timothy Granovsky, Nicholas Ketscher, George Herwegh)

Vivian Beaumont Theatre (Dec 21, 2006 - May 12, 2007)

Cast

Ensemble
Benoit
A French servant
 
Rocca
An Italian servant
Ensemble
Understudies: Adam Dannheisser (Leonty Ibayev), Aaron Krohn (Policeman), Brian Sgambati (Benoit, Rocca) and Maximillian Sherer (Sasha Herzen, Koylya Herzen)

Tony Award®

Best Play

 

Best Actor in a Play

2007 Nominee
Brían F. O'Byrne

Best Featured Actor in a Play

2007 Winner
Billy Crudup
 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

2007 Nominee
Ethan Hawke

Best Featured Actress in a Play

2007 Winner
Jennifer Ehle
 

Best Featured Actress in a Play

2007 Nominee
Martha Plimpton

Best Direction of a Play

2007 Winner
Directed by Jack O'Brien

Best Scenic Design of a Play

2007 Winner
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley and Scott Pask

Best Costume Design of a Play

2007 Winner
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Best Lighting Design of a Play

2007 Winner
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Play

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

2007 Nominee
Brían F. O'Byrne
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

2007 Nominee
Billy Crudup

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

2007 Winner
Martha Plimpton

Outstanding Director of a Play

2007 Winner
Directed by Jack O'Brien

Outstanding Set Design of a Play

2007 Winner
Scenic Design by Bob Crowley and Scott Pask

Outstanding Costume Design

2007 Winner
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Outstanding Lighting Design

2007 Winner
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner
 

Outstanding Sound Design

2007 Nominee
Musical Director: Mark Bennett

Outstanding Music for a Play

2007 Winner
Musical Director: Mark Bennett
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