PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
May 05, 1958
Closing Date
Nov 29, 1958
Performances
189
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
(May 05, 1958 - Jul 05, 1958)
Morosco Theatre
(Aug 20, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958)

Description
A drama in three acts

Setting
In and around the little town of Güllen, somewhere in Europe.

Lunt-Fontanne Managing Director: Louis A. Lotito
Produced by The Producers Theatre
Written by Friedrich Duerrenmatt; Book adapted by Maurice Valency
Directed by Peter Brook
Production Design by Teo Otto; Miss Fontanne's Clothes by Castillo; Supervision & Lighting: Paul Morrison
Company Manager: Harold Kusell; General Manager: Oscar Olesen
Production Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde; Stage Manager: John Maxtone-Graham; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Fischer, Jonathan Anderson, Lesley Hunt, Frank Hamilton and Michael Chase
General Press Representative: Barry Hyams; Associate Press Representative: Bob Ullman; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Production Assistant: Doris Blum; Casting: Terry Fay
Claire Zachanassian
Anton Schill
Ottilie Schill
Schill's daughter
Frau Burgomaster
Mayor's Wife
First Conductor
Helmesberger
Second Man
Townsman
Vogel
Fourth Man
Myles Eason
Broadway debut
Pedro Cabral
Stanley Erickson
Broadway debut
Mike
a bodyguard
Doctor Nusslin
First Blind Man
Second Blind Man
Lesley Hunt
Broadway debut
First Grandchild
Truck Driver
Frau Block
Station Master
Athlete
Second Grandchild
Townsman
Reporter
Frau Schill
The Painter
Burgomaster
Mayor
Police Chief Schultz
Wechsler
Third Man
Hofbauer
First Man
Max
a bodyguard
Karl Schill
Schill's son
Peter Woodthorpe
Broadway debut
Professor Muller
John Wyse
Broadway debut
Bobby

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (May 05, 1958 - Jul 05, 1958)

Morosco Theatre (Aug 20, 1958 - Nov 29, 1958)

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Company Manager: Oscar Olesen

Cast

Frau Schill
Townsman
Frau Burgomaster
Mayor's Wife
Wechsler
Third Man
First Conductor

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1959 Nominee
Written by Friedrich Duerrenmatt
Book adapted by Maurice Valency
Produced by The Producers Theatre
 

Best Actor in Play

1959 Nominee
Alfred Lunt
 

Best Actress in a Play

1959 Nominee
Lynn Fontanne
 

Best Scenic Design

1959 Nominee
Production Design by Teo Otto
 

Best Direction

1959 Nominee
Directed by Peter Brook
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