PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 30, 1975
Closing Date
Jul 18, 1976
Performances
233
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Dec 30, 1975 - Jul 18, 1976)

Description
A play in three acts

Setting
The duplex apartment of the Cavendishes, in the East Fifties, New York, 1927.

Produced by Barry M. Brown, Burry Fredrik, Fritz Holt and Sally Sears; Produced for The Kennedy Center & Xerox Corporation by Roger L. Stevens and Richmond Crinkley; Produced in association with The McCarter Theatre Company (Michael Kahn, Producing Director) and Brooklyn Academy of Music
Originally produced by American Bicentennial Theatre
Written by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber; Incidental music by Claibe Richardson
Directed by Ellis Rabb
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Wig Design by Lyn Quiyou
General Manager: David Lawlor; Company Manager: David Lawlor
Production Stage Manager: Helaine Head; Stage Manager: Andre Love; Assistant Stage Mgr: Pat DeRousie
General Press Representative: Shirley Herz; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company
Tony Cavendish
Fanny's son
Julie Cavendish
Fanny's daughter
Fanny Cavendish
Oscar Wolfe
Herbert Dean
Fanny's brother
Kitty Dean
Fanny's sister-in-law
Gilbert Marshall
Perry Stewart
Hall boy
 
Gunga
Hall boy
Gwen Cavendish
Fanny's granddaughter
Chauffeur
 
Hall boy
McDermott
Miss Peake
Understudies: James C. Burge (Tony Cavendish, Perry Stewart), Maria Cellario (Julie Cavendish, Della, Kitty Dean, Miss Peake), Pat DeRousie (Gwen Cavendish, Miss Peake), Mark Fleischman (Jo, McDermott), Miller Lide (Oscar Wolfe, Gilbert Marshall, Herbert Dean) and Eleanor Phelps (Fanny Cavendish)

Helen Hayes Theatre (Dec 30, 1975 - Jul 18, 1976)

Cast

Miss Peake
Tony Cavendish
Fanny's son
Apr 30, 1976 - Jul 18, 1976
Gwen Cavendish
Fanny's granddaughter
Hall boy
Kitty Dean
Fanny's sister-in-law
Jun 1976 - ?
Tony Cavendish
Fanny's son
Jan 12, 1976 - ?
Miss Peake
Hall boy
Herbert Dean
Fanny's brother
Understudy: Margot Stevenson (Fanny Cavendish, Della)

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

1976 Nominee
Rosemary Harris
 

Best Costume Design

1976 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Roth

Best Direction of a Play

2020 Winner
Directed by Ellis Rabb

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1976 Winner
Rosemary Harris

Outstanding Director of a Play

1976 Winner
Directed by Ellis Rabb
 

Outstanding Costume Design

1976 Nominee
Costume Design by Ann Roth
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