Opening Date
Feb 24, 1980
Closing Date
May 18, 1980
1st Preview
Feb 11, 1980
1st Preview
Feb 11, 1980


Royale Theatre
(Feb 24, 1980 - May 18, 1980)

This production is a return engagement of Whose Life is it Anyway? (Apr 17, 1979 - Oct 27, 1979)

A hospital in America.

This return engagement featured a gender reversal in the lead roles. The role of Ken Harrison, played in the first production by Tom Conti, was renamed Claire Harrison and played by Mary Tyler Moore. The role of Dr. Scott, played originally by Jean Marsh, was now Dr. David Scott, played by James Naughton.

Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, James M. Nederlander and Ray Cooney; Produced by arrangement with Mermaid Theatre Trust
Written by Brian Clark
Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg
Scenic Design by Alan Tagg; Costume Design by Pearl Somner; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Hair Design by John Quaglia
General Manager: Jose Véga; Company Manager: Max Allentuck; Assistant Co. Mgr: Louise Bendall
Technical Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Martin Herzer; Stage Manager: Cathy B. Blaser; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dianne Trulock
Assistant to Mr. Azenberg: Leslie Butler; Assistant to Mr. Nederlander: Stewart F. Lane
Assistant to Ms. Somner: Joseph Bigelow; Assistant to Ms. Musser: Jo Mayer; Cover art by Fraver
Casting: Julie Hughes and Barry Moss; Press Representative: Bill Evans and Howard Atlee; Press Assistant: Leslie Anderson and Jim Baldassare; Advertising: The Entertainment Group of J. Walter Thompson; Photographer: Martha Swope
For her effort and support, Emanuel Azenberg & Iron Mountain Productions give special thanks to Dasha Epstein
Claire Harrison
Dr. David Scott
Feb 11, 1980 - Mar 26, 1980
Dr. Michael Emerson
Andrew Eden
Dr. Paul Jacobs
Mary Jo Sadler
Judge Wyler
Margaret Hill
Mrs. Boyle
Nurse Anderson
Dr. Robert Barr
Peter Kershaw
Standby: Catherine Gaffigan (Nurse Anderson, Margaret Hill, Mrs. Boyle)
Understudies: Eric Booth (Dr. Paul Jacobs, Peter Kershaw, Dr. Robert Barr), Edmond Genest (Dr. David Scott), David Harris (John), James Higgins (Dr. Michael Emerson), Joseph McCaren (Dr. Paul Jacobs), John Straub (Dr. Michael Emerson, Judge Wyler) and Dianne Trulock (Mary Jo Sadler)

Royale Theatre (Feb 24, 1980 - May 18, 1980)


Dr. David Scott
Mar 27, 1980 - May 18, 1980

Tony Award®

Special Award

1980 Recipient
Mary Tyler Moore

Drama Desk Award


Outstanding Actress in a Play

1980 Nominee
Mary Tyler Moore

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