PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 04, 1981
Closing Date
Jan 03, 1982
1st Preview
Sep 23, 1981
1st Preview
Sep 23, 1981
Previews
7
Performances
49
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Plymouth Theatre
(Oct 04, 1981 - Jan 03, 1982)

Setting
England in the first half of the Nineteenth Century.

Comments
49 performances each of Parts I and II.

Written by Charles Dickens; Adapted by David Edgar; Music: Stephen Oliver; Lyrics: Stephen Oliver; Musical Director: Donald Johnston; RSC Musical Director: Alan Gout
Directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird; Assistant Director: Leon Rubin
Scenic Design by John Napier and Dermot Hayes; Costume Design by John Napier; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Associate Scenic Design: Neil Peter Jampolis; Associate Lighting Design: Beverly Emmons; Associate Sound Design: Richard Fitzgerald; Wig Master: Leon Gagliardi
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Robert H. Wallner; RSC Company Manager: Harold Rogers
Production Stage Manager: Robert Bennett; Stage Manager: Sally Greenhut; RSC Stage Manager: Michael Townsend, David Proctor, Simon Hooper and Hilary Groves
Conducted by Donald Johnston; Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Piano: Donald Johnston; Flute: Mel Rodnon; Clarinet: Seymour Press; Bassoon: Ethan Bauch; Trumpet: Lowell Hershey and Robert Zittola; French Horn: Christine Snyder; Trombone: Daniel Repole; Violin: Sandra Billingslea; Viola: Karen Ritscher; Bass: Doc Solomon; Banjo: Bruce Uchitel; Percussion: Jack Jennings; Wedding anthem sung by: Choristers
Playbill cover design by Ginni Moo Young; Special Effects by Chic Silber; Assistant to Mr. Jampolis: Raymond Huessy
Production Coordinator: Brent Peek; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc., Joshua Ellis, Louise Weiner Ment, Becky Flora, David LeShay and Cindy Valk; Speech Consultant: Liz Smith; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Production Photographer and Playbill Cover Photograph by Chris Davies; Production Photographer: John Napier; Additional Production Photographs by George Whitear; RSC Voice Director: Cicely Berry; RSC Casting: Joyce Nettles
Mr. Squeers
 
Mr. Wagstaff
Mr. Vincent Crummles
 
Walter Bray
Milliner
 
Fanny Squeers
 
Miss Snevellicci
 
Peg Sliderskew
Waitress
 
Rich Lady
 
Milliner
 
Pitcher
 
Mrs. Kenwigs' Sister
 
Miss Bravassa
 
Opera Singer
Snawley Major
 
Miss Knag
 
Mrs. Cutler
 
Miss Belvawney
 
Mrs. Wititterley
 
Mrs. Snawley
Mr. Cutler
 
Landlord
 
Mr. Blightey
 
Arthur Gride
Milliner
 
Roberts
 
Mr. Crowl
Jackson
 
Lord Frederick Verisopht
Graymarsh
 
George
 
Keeper
 
Westwood
Irate Gentleman
 
Jennings
 
Mr. Kenwigs
 
The Man Next Door
 
Casino Proprietor
Milliner
 
Sprouter
 
Young Fiancée
 
Miss Ledrock
 
Madeline Bray
Milliner
 
Tilda Price
 
Miss Henrietta Petowker
Mr. Bonney
 
Coates
 
Mr. Hetherington
 
Opera Singer
 
Captain Adams
 
Policeman
Miss La Creevy
 
Lady From Downstairs
 
Mrs. Grudden
Pugstyles
 
Mr. Wititterley
 
Umpire
Mrs. Squeers
 
Mrs. Crummles
Peters
 
Benjamin
 
Master Percy Crummles
 
Tix
 
Mr. Pluck
 
Mr. Lillyvick
 
Colonel Chowser
 
Surgeon
Rich Lady
 
Mrs. Kenwigs
 
Mrs. Lenville
Mr. Snawley
 
Milliner
 
Tomkins
 
Mr. Pailey
William
 
Mr. Mantalini
 
Cobbey
 
Mr. Snevellicci
Young Wackford Squeers
 
Scaley
 
Croupier
Sir Matthew Pupker
 
Charles Cheeryble
Mrs. Nickleby
 
Miss Green
Waitress
 
Milliner
 
Phib
 
Miss Ganzingi
John Browdie
 
Sir Mulberry Hawk
Newman Noggs
 
Hawk's Rival
Coachman
 
Mr. Folair
 
Brooker
 
Milliner
 
Mr. Bane
 
Alphonse
 
Mr. Lenville
 
Mr. Snobb
 
Frank Cheeryble
Mr. Curdle
 
Ned Cheeryble
Nicholas Nickleby
Kate Nickleby
 
Mrs. Curdle
Flunkey
 
Old Lord
 
Mr. Fluggers
 
Tim Linkinwater
Bolder
 
Master Crummles
 
Mr. Pyke
 
Policeman
 
Snawley Minor
 
Milliner
 
Morleena Kenwigs
 
The Infant Phenomenon
 
Young Woman
Mrs. Snevellicci
 
Nurse
 
Madame Mantalini
Ralph Nickleby
 
Opera Singer

Tony Award®

Best Actor in Play

1982 Winner
Roger Rees
 

Best Featured Actor in a Play

Best Scenic Design

1982 Winner
Scenic Design by John Napier and Dermot Hayes
 

Best Costume Design

1982 Nominee
Costume Design by John Napier
 

Best Lighting Design

1982 Nominee
Lighting Design by David Hersey

Best Direction of a Play

1982 Winner
Directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird

Drama Desk Award

Special Award

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