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The Visit   

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (5/05/1958 - 7/05/1958)
Morosco Theatre, (8/20/1958 - 11/29/1958)
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Opening Date: May 05, 1958    
Closing Date: Nov 29, 1958 Total Performances: 189

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts
Setting: In and around the little town of Güllen, somewhere in Europe.


Production Staff
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
Cast
Lynn Fontanne
Claire Zachanassian
Alfred Lunt
Anton Schill
Marla Adams
Ottilie Schill
Schill's daughter
Frieda Altman
Frau Burgomaster
Mayor's Wife
Jonathan Anderson
First Conductor
David Clarke
Helmesberger
Second Man
Robert Donley
Townsman
Harrison Dowd
Vogel
Fourth Man
Myles Eason
Broadway debut
Pedro Cabral
Stanley Erickson
Broadway debut
Mike
a bodyguard
Howard Fischer
Doctor Nusslin
Vincent Gardenia
First Blind Man
William Hansen
Pastor
Alfred Hoffman
Second Blind Man
Lesley Hunt
Broadway debut
First Grandchild
John Kane
Truck Driver
Gertrude Kinnell
Frau Block
Joseph Leberman
Station Master
James MacAaron
Athlete
Lois McKim
Second Grandchild
Kent Montroy
Townsman
Edward Moor
Reporter
Daphne Newton
Frau Schill
Clarence Nordstrom
The Painter
Eric Porter
Burgomaster
Mayor
John Randolph
Police Chief Schultz
Milton Selzer
Wechsler
Third Man
Keneth Thornett
Hofbauer
First Man
William Thourlby
Max
a bodyguard
Ken Walken
Karl Schill
Schill's son
Peter Woodthorpe
Broadway debut
Professor Muller
John Wyse
Broadway debut
Bobby
Tony Award®
1959 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Friedrich Duerrenmatt; Book adapted by Maurice Valency; Produced by The Producers Theatre
1959 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Alfred Lunt
1959 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Lynn Fontanne
1959 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Teo Otto
1959 Best Direction [nominee]
Peter Brook