American Airlines Theatre, (7/27/2000 - 10/08/2000)

First Preview: Jun 30, 2000
Opening Date: Jul 27, 2000
Closing Date: Oct 08, 2000
Total Previews: 32
Total Performances: 85

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The home of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, in a small town in Ohio

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Produced by The Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Ellen Richard: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director of External Affairs; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart; Featuring "What Am I To Do" by Cole Porter

Directed by Jerry Zaks

Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Peter Fitzgerald; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley

Roundabout General Manager: Sydney Davolos; Company Manager: Jean Haring

Production Stage Manager: Andrea J. Testani; Technical Supervisor: Unitech II, Corp; Stage Manager: Brendan Smith

Roundabout Director of Casting and Artistic Development: Jim Carnahan; Roundabout Director of Marketing: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Assistant to the Director: Marc Bruni

Opening Night Cast

Nathan LaneSheridan Whiteside
Jean SmartLorraine Sheldon
Jack ArendtChoir Boy
Michael BakkensenPrisoner
Expressman (Act II)
Deputy
Terry BeaverMr. Stanley
Zachary Eden BernhardChoir Boy
Ian BlackmanPrisoner
Expressman (Act II)
Mr. Westcott
Police Officer
Expressman (Act III)
Julie BoydSarah
Stephen DeRosaProfessor Metz
William DuellDr. Bradley
Jozef FaheyChoir Boy
Kit FlanaganMrs. Dexter
Mary Catherine GarrisonJune Stanley
Julie HalstonMrs. McCutcheon
Harriet HarrisMaggie Cutler
Jeffrey HayengaJohn
Hans HoffmanPrison Guard
Radio Technician
Deputy
Ruby HolbrookHarriet Stanley
Byron JenningsBeverly Carlton
Brandon PerryChoir Boy
Matthew SalvatoreChoir Boy
Zach ShafferRichard Stanley
Ryan ShivelySandy
Lewis J. StadlenBanjo
Linda StephensMrs. Ernest W. Stanley
Hank StrattonBert Jefferson
André Steve ThompsonPrisoner
Radio Technician
Expressman (Act III)
Ryan TorinoChoir Boy
Mary Catherine WrightMiss Preen

Standby: Robert Ari (Sheridan Whiteside)

Understudies: Michael Bakkensen (Sandy), Ian Blackman (John, Professor Metz), Julie Boyd (Maggie Cutler), Stephen DeRosa (Banjo), Kit Flanagan (Harriet Stanley, Mrs. Ernest W. Stanley), Julie Halston (Lorraine Sheldon, Miss Preen), Jeffrey Hayenga (Mr. Stanley), Hans Hoffman (Expressman (Act II), Expressman (Act III), Mr. Westcott, Police Officer, Prisoner), Michael McKenzie (Bert Jefferson, Beverly Carlton, Dr. Bradley), Kathleen McKiernan (Mrs. Dexter, Mrs. McCutcheon, Sarah), Amelia Nickles (June Stanley) and Brian Schreier (Deputy, Expressman (Act II), Expressman (Act III), Prison Guard, Prisoner, Radio Technician, Richard Stanley)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2001 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Jean Smart

Drama Desk Award

 2001 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Lewis J. Stadlen

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