PlayOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 23, 1975
Closing Date
May 02, 1976
1st Preview
Oct 15, 1975
1st Preview
Oct 15, 1975
Previews
11
Performances
223
PlayOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Eugene O'Neill Theatre
(Oct 23, 1975 - May 02, 1976)

Setting
The villages of Yanev, Zamosc, Bechev and Lublin, Poland in the year 1873.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Nancy Enterprises, Inc.
Written by Leah Napolin and Isaac Bashevis Singer; Incidental music by Mel Marvin
Conceived by Robert Kalfin; Directed by Robert Kalfin
Scenic Design by Karl Eigsti; Costume Design by Carrie F. Robbins; Lighting Design by William Mintzer; Hair Design by Patrik Moreton
General Manager: Paul B. Berkowsky; Company Manager: Gino Giglio
Production Stage Manager: Clint Jakeman; Stage Manager: Richard Manheim
General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Laura Pettibone
Mordecai
 
Feitl
 
Reb Alter
Hadass' Father
 
Necheleh
 
Chambermaid
Raizeleh
 
Avram
 
Zisheh
 
Dr. Chanina
 
Musician
Pesheh
Moishe
 
Gershon
 
Chaim
 
Musician
Yachna
Lemmel
 
Yussel
 
Wedding Jester
 
Dr. Solomon
 
Mohel
 
Musician
 
The Rabbi
 
Sheftel
the Tailor
Reb Todrus
 
Fulcha
 
Laibish
 
The Cantor
 
Messenger
 
Musician
Frumka
Hadass' Mother
Reb Nata
 
The Shamus
 
Zelig
Zelda-Leah
 
Shimmel
Avigdor
 
Yitzhok
 
Musician
 
Berel
Understudies: Herman O. Arbeit (Reb Todrus, Mordecai), Mary Ellen Ashley (Yachna, Pesheh, Frumka), Robin Bartlett (Yentl), Stephen dePietri (Lemmel), David Eric (Messenger, Fulcha), Richard Manheim (Dovid, Shmuel, Chaim), Leland Moss (Reb Nata), Bernie Passeltiner (Zelig, The Rabbi, Reb Alter, Wedding Jester), Reuben Schafer (The Cantor, Sheftel, Feitl), Madeline Shaw (Zlateh, Rivka, Necheleh, Chambermaid), Michael James Stratford (Avigdor) and Diane Tarleton (Hadass, Necheleh, Zelda-Leah, Raizeleh, Chambermaid)

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Oct 23, 1975 - May 02, 1976)

Cast

 
Necheleh
Chambermaid
Zelda-Leah
Understudies: Elaine Grollman (Rivka), Diane Tarleton (Pesheh) and Sonia Zomina (Yachna, Necheleh)

Tony Award®

 

Best Actress in a Play

1976 Nominee
Tovah Feldshuh

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1976 Nominee
Tovah Feldshuh
 

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

1976 Nominee
Lynn Ann Leveridge
 
 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

1975 Nominee
Tovah Feldshuh

Special Mention

1975 Recipient
Actress Tovah Feldshuh(Actress)

Theatre World

Award

1976 Recipient
Tovah Feldshuh and John V. Shea
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