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Helen Hayes Theatre, (3/22/1987 - 4/10/1988)
First Preview: Mar 10, 1987 Total Previews: 15
Opening Date: Mar 22, 1987    
Closing Date: Apr 10, 1988 Total Performances: 441

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Terre Haute, Indiana. November 1981.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Donald Tick and Martin Markinson
Produced by Kevin Dowling, Joan Stein, Melvyn J. Estrin, Susan Rose, Gail Berman and Lynn Dowling; Produced in association with F. Harlan Batrus, Gina Rogak and George A. Schapiro; Produced by arrangement with Bruce Hyman and André Ptaszynski; Associate Producer: Gintare Sileika Everett, Allan Matthews and Yentl Productions
Originally produced by Milwaukee Repertory Company
Written by Larry Shue
Directed by Charles Nelson Reilly
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Deborah Shaw; Lighting Design by Dennis Parichy; Sound Design by Timothy Helgeson; Monster costume designed by Andrew Benepe; Hair Design by Vito Mastrogiovanni
General Manager: Proscenium Services, Inc. and TheatrePop, Inc.; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: Robert T. Bennett; Stage Manager: Daniel R. Bauer
Casting: Deborah Brown; General Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown, Reva Cooper and Josh Ellis; Advertising: Fisher / LeDonne / Wilner; Photographer: Gerry Goodstein
Cast
Mark Hamill
Willum Cubbert
(Mar 10, 1987 - Sep 20, 1987)
Robert Joy
Rick Steadman
(Mar 10, 1987 - Nov 1987)
Peter Riegert
Axel Hammond
Pamela Blair
Clelia Waldgrave
Patricia Kalember
Broadway debut
Tansy McGinnis
Wayne Tippit
Warnock Waldgrave
Timmy Geissler
Broadway debut
Thor Waldgrave
Standby: Edward Edwards (Axel Hammond, Rick Steadman, Warnock Waldgrave, Willum Cubbert)
Understudy: Jeremy Cummins (Thor Waldgrave)