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The School for Wives   

Lyceum Theatre, (2/16/1971 - 5/29/1971)
First Preview: Feb 11, 1971 Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Feb 16, 1971    
Closing Date: May 29, 1971 Total Performances: 120

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: A Street in front of Arnolphe's house. 1662.


Production Staff
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder; John Houseman: Producing Director)
Written by Molière; New English verse translation by Richard Wilbur; Incidental music by Conrad Susa
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by James Tilton; Lighting Design by James Tilton; Costume Design by Nancy Potts; Hair Styles: Steve Atha
General Manager: Marilyn S. Miller; Assistant Gen. Mgr: Gintare Sileika; Assistant Manager: June Renfrow
Production Stage Manager: Bob Beard; Assistant Stage Mgr: Anthony Manionis
Publicity Director: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Press Associate: Ruth D. Smuckler; Assistant to the Managing Director: Daniel Freudenberger; Photographer: Van Williams; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson
Cast
Brian Bedford
Arnolphe
Joan van Ark
Agnes
Paul Ballantyne
Crysalde
David Dukes
Horace
Gordon Gould
Oronte
James Greene
Alain
George Pentecost
Notary
Peggy Pope
Georgette
Mario Siletti
Enrique
Understudies: Gordon Gould (Crysalde), Brooke Harrow (Agnes, Georgette), Anthony Manionis (Enrique, Horace, Notary, Oronte), George Pentecost (Arnolphe) and Mario Siletti (Alain)
Theatre World
winner 1971 Award [recipient]
Joan van Ark
Tony Award®
winner 1971 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Brian Bedford
1971 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Joan van Ark
1971 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Stephen Porter
Drama Desk Award
winner 1971 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Brian Bedford