Richard Rodgers Theatre, (11/11/2001 - 1/13/2002)

First Preview: Oct 16, 2001
Opening Date: Nov 11, 2001
Closing Date: Jan 13, 2002
Total Previews: 31
Total Performances: 73

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: A coffee shop in New York. Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)

Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, Ira Pittelman, James M. Nederlander, Scott Nederlander and Kevin McCollum; Associate Producer: Ginger Montel

Written by Neil Simon

Directed by Jerry Zaks; Assistant Director: Marc Bruni

Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Peter J. Fitzgerald; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley

General Manager: Abbie M. Strassler; Company Manager: Edward J. Nelson

Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch and Neil A. Mazzella; Production Supervisor: Steven Beckler; Stage Manager: J. Philip Bassett

Special Effects by Gregory Meeh

Casting: Jay Binder; Media Advisor: Alan Bernhard; Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Photographer: Carol Rosegg; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.

The role of Zelda is based on Frances Edelstein; The role of Bernie is based on Harry Edelstein

Opening Night Cast

Rebecca SchullZelda
Lewis J. StadlenMickey Fox
Louis ZorichBernie
Lynda GraváttBessie James
David MarguliesHarry Fox
Marian SeldesRayleen
Judith BlazerCindy
Kevin CarrollSolomon Mantutu
Dennis CreaghanAndrew Duncan
Alix KoreyArleen
Julie Lund
Broadway debut
Megan Woods
Bill MoorCharles W. Browning III

Understudies: Teagle F. Bougere (Solomon Mantutu), Maggie Burke (Rayleen, Zelda), Adam Grupper (Mickey Fox), Tonye Patano (Bessie James), Marisa Redanty (Arleen, Cindy), Herbert Rubens (Bernie, Harry Fox), Rhea Seehorn (Megan Woods) and James A. Stephens (Andrew Duncan, Charles W. Browning III)

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Richard Rodgers Theatre

(11/11/2001 - 1/13/2002)


Joan Copeland
Zelda Was replaced in previews
Carol Woods
Bessie James Was replaced in previews

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