Circle in the Square Theatre, (3/02/2000 - 7/29/2000)

First Preview: Feb 17, 2000
Opening Date: Mar 02, 2000
Closing Date: Jul 29, 2000
Total Previews: 21
Total Performances: 154

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)

Produced by Ron Kastner; Associate Producer: Sandi Johnson

Written by Sam Shepard; Incidental music by Claire van Kampen

Directed by Matthew Warchus; Associate Director: William Joseph Barnes

Scenic Design by Rob Howell; Costume Design by Rob Howell; Lighting Design by Brian MacDevitt; Sound Design by Jim van Bergen

General Manager: Roy Gabay; Company Manager: Alan R. Markinson

Production Stage Manager: William Joseph Barnes; Production Supervisor: Gene O'Donovan and Aurora Productions; Stage Manager: Jill Cordle

Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Casting: Jim Carnahan

Opening Night Cast

Philip Seymour Hoffman
alternated roles (played Austin on opening night)
(Feb 17, 2000 - Jun 18, 2000)
(Feb 17, 2000 - Jun 18, 2000)
John C. Reilly
alternated roles (played Lee on opening night)
(Feb 17, 2000 - Jun 18, 2000)
(Feb 17, 2000 - Jun 18, 2000)
Robert LuPoneSaul Kimmer
Celia WestonMom

Standby: Philip LeStrange (Saul Kimmer) and Lois Markle (Mom)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2000 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Sam Shepard; Produced by Ron Kastner

 2000 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 

Philip Seymour Hoffman

 2000 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 

John C. Reilly

 2000 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Matthew Warchus

Drama Desk Award

 2000 Outstanding Revival of a Play [nominee] 

Produced by Ron Kastner

 2000 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Pulitzer Prize

 1983 for Drama [nominee] 

Written by Sam Shepard

Theatre World

winner 2000 Award [recipient] 

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Replacement/Transfer Info

The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Circle in the Square Theatre

(3/2/2000 - 7/29/2000)


Josh Brolin
Austin (Jun 21, 2000 - Jul 29, 2000)
Elias Koteas
Lee (Jun 21, 2000 - Jul 29, 2000)
Philip LeStrange
Saul Kimmer

Standbys: Stephen Berger (Saul Kimmer).

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