PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 18, 1986
Closing Date
Jan 11, 1987
1st Preview
Dec 12, 1986
1st Preview
Dec 12, 1986
Previews
8
Performances
28
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Virginia Theatre
(Dec 18, 1986 - Jan 11, 1987)

Setting
On the Voynitzev family estate in one of the southern provinces of Russia.

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
Platonov
the local schoolmaster
Sasha
his wife
Sofya
Sergey's wife
Colonel Triletzky
a retired artillery officer and father of Dr. Triletzky and Sasha
Anna Petrovna
the late General Voynitzev's widow
Dr. Triletzky
the local doctor
Peasant
Gerasim Kuzmich Petrin
a wealthy merchant
Marko
process server to the local Justice of the Peace
Vasily
another servant
Yakov
a servant in the Voynitzev household
Sergey
Anna Petrovna's stepson
Osip
a horsethief
Porfiry Semyonovich Glagolyev
a local landowner
Marya Yerfimovna Grekova
a chemistry student
Standby: Guy Paul (Platonov)
Understudies: Vivienne Avramoff (Anna Petrovna, Sofya), William Cain (Colonel Triletzky, Porfiry Semyonovich Glagolyev, Marko, Vasily, Yakov), Kitty Crooks (Sasha, Marya Yerfimovna Grekova), Ron Johnston (Gerasim Kuzmich Petrin), Timothy Landfield (Dr. Triletzky, Osip) and Guy Paul (Sergey)

Tony Award®

 

Best Lighting Design

1987 Nominee
Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1987 Nominee
Ian McKellen
 

Outstanding Lighting Design

1987 Nominee
Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein
 

Outstanding Set Design

1987 Nominee
Scenic Design by John Gunter
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