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The Elephant Man   

Booth Theatre, (4/19/1979 - 6/28/1981)
First Preview: Apr 12, 1979 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Apr 19, 1979    
Closing Date: Jun 28, 1981 Total Performances: 916

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Victorian London.
Comments: Production cost $350,000

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Richmond Crinkley, Elizabeth I. McCann and Nelle Nugent; Associate Producer: Ray Larsen and Ted Snowdon
Originally produced by The American National Theatre and Academy; Originally produced in London by Foco Novo Productions and The Hampstead Theatre; Originally produced in New York by ANTA at St. Peter's Church
Written by Bernard Pomerance; Incidental music by J. S. Bach, Sammartini, Camille Saint Saëns, Gabriel Fauré, Sir Edward Elgar and David Heiss; Music arranged by David Heiss
Directed by Jack Hofsiss
Scenic Design by David Jenkins; Costume Design by Julie Weiss; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Consultant: Erskine-Shapiro, Theatre Technology, Inc.; Wig Design by Paul Huntley
Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Supervisor: Brent Peek; Production Stage Manager: Pat DeRousie
General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Casting Consultant: Johnson-Liff Associates; Graphics by Gilbert Lesser
Philip Anglim
John Merrick
(Apr 12, 1979 - Oct 27, 1979)
Kevin Conway
Frederick Treves
(Apr 12, 1979 - Oct 13, 1979)
Belgian Policeman
(Apr 12, 1979 - Oct 13, 1979)
Carole Shelley
Mrs. Kendal
(Apr 12, 1979 - Oct 13, 1979)
(Apr 12, 1979 - Oct 13, 1979)
Richard Clarke
Carr Gomm
Dennis Creaghan
Cordis Heard
Miss Sandwich
Princess Alexandra
David Heiss
I. M. Hobson
Bishop Walsham How
John Neville-Andrews
Pinhead Manager
London Policeman
Lord John
Standby: Michael Goldschlager (Cellist) and Jack Wetherall (John Merrick)
Understudies: JoAnne Belanger (Countess, Miss Sandwich, Orderly, Pinhead, Princess Alexandra), Dennis Creaghan (Earl, London Policeman, Lord John, Pinhead Manager, Will), Cordis Heard (Mrs. Kendal) and John Neville-Andrews (Belgian Policeman, Frederick Treves)
Tony Award®
winner 1979 Best Play [winner]
Written by Bernard Pomerance; Produced by Richmond Crinkley, Elizabeth I. McCann and Nelle Nugent
1979 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Philip Anglim
winner 1979 Best Actress in a Play [winner]
Carole Shelley
1979 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
David Jenkins
1979 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Julie Weiss
1979 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Beverly Emmons
winner 1979 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Jack Hofsiss
Drama Desk Award
winner 1979 Outstanding New Play [winner]
Produced by Richmond Crinkley, Elizabeth I. McCann and Nelle Nugent; Written by Bernard Pomerance
winner 1979 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner]
Philip Anglim
1979 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee]
Carole Shelley
1979 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
I. M. Hobson
winner 1979 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner]
Directed by Jack Hofsiss
1979 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee]
Julie Weiss
1979 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Beverly Emmons
Theatre World
winner 1979 Award [recipient]
Philip Anglim