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Vivat! Vivat Regina!   

Broadhurst Theatre, (1/20/1972 - 4/29/1972)
First Preview: Total Previews: 3
Opening Date: Jan 20, 1972    
Closing Date: Apr 29, 1972 Total Performances: 116

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The second part of the 16th century. France, England and Scotland.


Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick and Arthur Cantor; Produced by arrangement with H.M. Tennent, Ltd.; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Robert Bolt
Directed by Peter Dews
Scenic Design by Carl Toms; Lighting Design by Lloyd Burlingame
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: John Handy
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor Associates and Ellen Levene
Cast
Eileen Atkins
Elizabeth I
Claire Bloom
Mary Queen of Scots
Norman Allen
Francois II
Cleric
Ormiston
Gaetano Bongiovanni
David Rizzio
Pope
Ralph Clanton
Claud Nau
Peter Coffield
Lord Darnley
Noel Craig
Davison
John Devlin
Cardinal of Lorraine
Sir Francis Walsingham
Ralph Drischell
Tala
Prisoner
Robert Elston
Robert Dudley
Dillon Evans
de Quadra
Joseph Hill
Lindsey
Diana Kirkwood
Catherine de Medici
First Court Lady
Randy Levey
Bagpiper
Jailer
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Stephen Macht
Jailer
Brewer
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Don McHenry
Bishop of Durham
Lord Mor
Douglas Rain
William Cecil
Lee Richardson
Lord Bothwell
Stephen Scott
Lord Morton
Alexander Scourby
John Knox
Jane Singer
Second Court Lady
Brian Sturdivant
Philip II
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Ian Sullivan
Ruthven
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Theodore Tenley
Scots Archibishop
Doctor
One of the Courtiers, Lairds, Clerks, Servants, etc.
Understudies: Norman Allen (de Quadra), Ralph Drischell (John Knox, William Cecil), John Handy (Cleric, David Rizzio, Francois II, Ormiston, Pope), Joseph Hill (Lord Morton), Diana Kirkwood (Elizabeth I), Randy Levey (Cleric, Francois II, Ormiston), Stephen Macht (Cardinal of Lorraine, Sir Francis Walsingham), Don McHenry (Claud Nau), Jane Singer (Mary Queen of Scots), Brian Sturdivant (Lord Darnley, Robert Dudley) and Ian Sullivan (Lord Bothwell)
Tony Award®
1972 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Robert Bolt; Produced by David Merrick and Arthur Cantor
1972 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Eileen Atkins
1972 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Douglas Rain
1972 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Lee Richardson
Drama Desk Award
winner 1972 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Eileen Atkins