Ambassador Theatre, (10/04/2001 - 1/13/2002)

First Preview: Sep 19, 2001
Opening Date: Oct 04, 2001
Closing Date: Jan 13, 2002
Total Previews: 17
Total Performances: 117

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: The home of George and Hedda Tesman, Christiania, Norway, near the turn of the twentieth century.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)

Produced by Randall L. Wreghitt, Harriet Newman Leve, Gallin Productions and USA OSTAR Theatricals; Produced in association with Bay Street Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company (Nicholas Martin, Artistic Director; Michael Maso, Managing Director) and The Williamstown Theatre Festival (Michael Ritchie, Producer); Associate Producer: I0M Associates, Mary Lu Roffe, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Temple Gill and Bob Boyett

East Coast Premiere at Bay Street Theatre, The Williamstown Theatre Festival (Michael Ritchie, Producer) and Huntington Theatre Company (Nicholas Martin, Artistic Director; Michael Maso, Managing Director); Originally produced by Geffen Playhouse

Written by Henrik Ibsen; Book adapted by Jon Robin Baitz; From a literal translation by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey; Incidental music by Peter Golub

Directed by Nicholas Martin

Scenic Design by Alexander Dodge; Costume Design by Michael Krass; Lighting Design by Kevin Adams; Sound Design by Jerry M. Yager; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant Lighting Design: Ben Stanton and Christopher Akins; Assistant Scenic Design: John Pollard; Assistant Costume Design: Tracy Christensen; Assistant Sound Design: Kurt B. Kellenberger

General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Elie Landau; Associate Gen. Mgr: David Auster

Technical Supervisor: Tech Production Services, Inc., Elliot Bertoni and John Kontogiannis; Production Stage Manager: Kelley Kirkpatrick; Stage Manager: Alex Lyu Volckhausen

Casting: Amy Christopher; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Marketing and Promotions: Pro-Marketing; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.

Special thanks to Rick Sordelet

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Opening Night Cast

Kate BurtonHedda Tesman
Michael EmersonGeorge Tesman
Harris YulinJudge Brack
Maria CellarioBertha
David LansburyEilert Lovborg
Claire LautierServant
Angela ThorntonMiss Julia Tesman
Jennifer Van DyckThea Elvsted

Standby: Tina Benko (Hedda Tesman), Patrick Boll (Eilert Lovborg, George Tesman, Servant), Maria Cellario (Miss Julia Tesman), Martin LaPlatney (Judge Brack) and Claire Lautier (Bertha, Thea Elvsted)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2002 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Kate Burton

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