PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 19, 1989
Closing Date
Mar 10, 1990
1st Preview
Nov 29, 1989
1st Preview
Nov 29, 1989
Previews
19
Performances
80
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
46th Street Theatre
(Dec 19, 1989 - Mar 10, 1990)

Setting
Venice and on the Belmont.

Produced by Duncan C. Weldon and Jerome Minskoff; Produced in association with Punch Productions
Originally produced by The Peter Hall Company
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Robert Lockhart
Directed by Peter Hall; Associate Director: Giles Block
Scenic Design by Chris Dyer; Costume Design by Chris Dyer; Lighting Design by Neil Peter Jampolis; Original Lighting by Mark Henderson; Sound Design by Paul Arditti
Executive Producer: Thelma Holt; General Manager: Joseph Harris Associates, Inc.
Production Stage Manager: Thomas A. Kelly; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates; Stage Manager: Charles Kindl
Music Contractor: John Miller
Costume Supervisor: Barbara Forbes; Casting Consultant: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; Electronic Programming: Graeme Pleeth; General Press Representative: The Joshua Ellis Office; Advertising: Weiner Associates; Photographer: John Haynes; Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown
Ensemble
Balthasar
servant to Portia
 
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Leonardo
servant to Bassanio
Jessica
Shylock's daughter
Salerio
friend of Antonio
Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Ensemble
 
Singer - Soprano
Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Ensemble
Prince of Morocco
Ensemble
 
Singer - Soprano
Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Solanio
friend of Antonio
Duke of Venice
Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
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Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Antonio
a merchant of Venice
Old Gobbo
Launcelot's father
Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Bassanio
friend of Antonio
Ensemble
 
Singer - Bass
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Ensemble
Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Musician - Violin
Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Stephano
servant to Portia
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Understudies: William Beckwith (Salerio, Balthasar), Neal Ben-Ari (Shylock, Prince of Arragon), Ben Browder (Lorenzo, Stephano), Michael Carter (Antonio), Dale Dickey (Jessica, Nerissa), Denis Holmes (Old Gobbo, Tubal, Duke of Venice), Margaret Poyner (Singer - Soprano), Gary Rayppy (Solanio, Gratiano), John Norman Thomas (Launcelot Gobbo, Singer - Bass), Isiah Whitlock, Jr. (Prince of Morocco, Leonardo), John Wojda (Bassanio) and Taylor Young (Portia)

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in Play

1990 Nominee
Dustin Hoffman
 

Best Actress in a Play

1990 Nominee
Geraldine James
 

Best Direction of a Play

1990 Nominee
Directed by Peter Hall
 

Best Revival

1990 Nominee
Produced by Duncan C. Weldon and Jerome Minskoff; Produced in association with Punch Productions
Originally produced by The Peter Hall Company

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1990 Winner
Geraldine James
 

Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

1990 Nominee
Dustin Hoffman
 

Outstanding Revival

1990 Nominee
Produced by Duncan C. Weldon and Jerome Minskoff; Produced in association with Punch Productions
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