Opening Date
Oct 08, 2009
Closing Date
Dec 13, 2009
1st Preview
Sep 15, 2009
1st Preview
Sep 15, 2009


Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
(Oct 08, 2009 - Dec 13, 2009)

A play in three acts

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

Written by George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber; Original Music by Maury Yeston
Directed by Doug Hughes; Assistant Director: David Hilder
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Darron L. West; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Rosemary Harris's wig: Paul Huntley; Assistant Scenic Design: Yoshinori Tanokura; Assistant Costume Design: Brian C. Hemesath, Nikki Moody and David Newell; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey; Assistant Lighting Design: Alex Fogel; Assistant Sound Design: Matthew Hubbs
MTC General Manager: Florie Seery; Company Manager: Seth Shepsle
Production Stage Manager: Rick Steiger; Production Manager: Kurt Gardner; Stage Manager: Elizabeth Moloney
Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; General Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Casting: David Caparelliotis; Animals: William Berloni; MTC Associate Artistic Director: Mandy Greenfield; MTC Director of Casting: Nancy Piccione; MTC Director of Artistic Development: Jerry Patch; MTC Director of Marketing: Debra Waxman-Pilla; MTC Director of Development: Jill Turner Lloyd; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Press Associate: Christine Olver
Perry Stewart
Gwen Cavendish
Fanny's granddaughter
Kitty Dean
Fanny's sister-in-law
Herbert Dean
Fanny's brother
Fanny Cavendish
Julie Cavendish
Fanny's daughter
Gilbert Marshall
Oscar Wolfe
Tony Cavendish
Fanny's son
Miss Peake
Hall boy
Hall boy
Understudies: Rufus Collins (Gilbert Marshall, Tony Cavendish), Beth Dixon (Fanny Cavendish), Anthony Newfield (Herbert Dean, Jo, Oscar Wolfe), Henny Russell (Della, Kitty Dean, Julie Cavendish), Cat Walleck (Gwen Cavendish, Miss Peake, Hall boy) and John Wernke (Perry Stewart, McDermott, Gunga)

Tony Award®


Best Actress in a Play

2010 Nominee
Jan Maxwell

Best Featured Actress in a Play

2010 Nominee
Rosemary Harris

Best Scenic Design of a Play

2010 Nominee
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty

Best Costume Design of a Play

2010 Winner
Costume Design by Catherine Zuber

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Actress in a Play

2010 Winner
Jan Maxwell
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.

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