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Wild Honey   

Virginia Theatre, (12/18/1986 - 1/11/1987)
First Preview: Dec 12, 1986 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Dec 18, 1986    
Closing Date: Jan 11, 1987 Total Performances: 28

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: On the Voynitzev family estate in one of the southern provinces of Russia.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President)
Produced by Duncan C. Weldon, Jerome Minskoff, Robert Fryer, Karl Allison, Douglas Urbanski, Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President), Albert Waxman and Anita Waxman; Produced in association with The Royal National Theatre (Peter Hall, Director)
Originally presented in the United States by Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre (Robert Fryer, Artistic Director)
Written by Michael Frayn; Based on the play without a name by Anton Chekhov; Incidental music by Dominic Muldowney
Directed by Christopher Morahan; Conceived by Christopher Morahan
Scenic Design by John Gunter; Costume Design by Deirdre Clancy; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Sound Consultant: Tom Angelotti; Ms. Walker's Hair by J. Roy Helland; Ms. Walker's Make-Up by J. Roy Helland
General Manager: Joseph Harris Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Thomas P. Santopietro
Production Stage Manager: Bob Borod; Stage Manager: Joseph Cappelli; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates; Assistant Stage Mgr: Arthur Gaffin
Casting: Howard Feuer; Dialogue Coach: Elizabeth Smith; General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Photographer: Frederic Ohringer; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi
Cast
Ian McKellen
Platonov
the local schoolmaster
Kate Burton
Sasha
his wife
Kim Cattrall
Sofya
Sergey's wife
Franklin Cover
Colonel Triletzky
a retired artillery officer and father of Dr. Triletzky and Sasha
Kathryn Walker
Anna Petrovna
the late General Voynitzev's widow
Vivienne Avramoff
Maid
Sullivan Brown
Dr. Triletzky
the local doctor
William Cain
Peasant
Kitty Crooks
Maid
William Duff-Griffin
Gerasim Kuzmich Petrin
a wealthy merchant
George Hall
Marko
process server to the local Justice of the Peace
Ron Johnston
Vasily
another servant
Timothy Landfield
Yakov
a servant in the Voynitzev household
Frank Maraden
Sergey
Anna Petrovna's stepson
Stephen Mendillo
Osip
a horsethief
Jonathan Moore
Porfiry Semyonovich Glagolyev
a local landowner
J. Smith-Cameron
Marya Yerfimovna Grekova
a chemistry student
Standby: Guy Paul (Platonov)
Understudies: Vivienne Avramoff (Anna Petrovna, Sofya), William Cain (Colonel Triletzky, Marko, Porfiry Semyonovich Glagolyev, Vasily, Yakov), Kitty Crooks (Marya Yerfimovna Grekova, Sasha), Ron Johnston (Gerasim Kuzmich Petrin), Timothy Landfield (Dr. Triletzky, Osip) and Guy Paul (Sergey)
Tony Award®
1987 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Martin Aronstein
Drama Desk Award
1987 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by Duncan C. Weldon, Jerome Minskoff, Karl Allison, Douglas Urbanski, Jujamcyn Theaters (under the direction of Richard G. Wolff, President), Albert Waxman and Anita Waxman; Produced in association with The Royal National Theatre (Peter Hall, Director); Written by Michael Frayn
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Ian McKellen
1987 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Martin Aronstein
1987 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by John Gunter