Ambassador Theatre, (9/27/1974 - 3/02/1975)

Opening Date: Sep 27, 1974
Closing Date: Mar 02, 1975
Total Performances: 176

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Naples
This production is a return engagement of Scapino (5/18/1974 - 8/31/1974)

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Executive Directors: Irving Goldman, Bernard B. Jacobs, Gerald Schoenfeld)

Produced by Eugene V. Wolsk and Emanuel Azenberg

Originally produced by The Young Vic (Frank Dunlop: Director)

Adapted from the 1671 Commedia dell'Arte play "Les Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière; Book adapted by Frank Dunlop and Jim Dale; Music by Jim Dale

Directed by Frank Dunlop

Scenic Design by Carl Toms; Costume Design by Carl Toms; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Assistant to Ms. Musser: Richard Winkler

General Manager: Jose Véga; Assistant Gen. Mgr: John Mason Kirby

Production Stage Manager: Lawrence Spiegel; Stage Manager: Lani Sundsten and Norman Abrams

General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Susan L. Schulman; Casting: Howard Feuer; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Michael DeLuise; Photographer: Martha Swope

Opening Night Cast

Jim DaleScapino
servant of Geronte
Gavin ReedSylvestro
servant of Argante, friend to Scapino
Ian TriggerArgante
Norman Abrams
Broadway debut
George ConnollyWaiter
Connie ForslundGiacinta
Christopher HastingsOttavio
son of Argante
John HornCarlo
Phil KillianLeandro
son of Geronte
J. Frank LucasGeronte
Barry Michlin
Broadway debut
Bertha SklarNurse
Holly VillaireWaitress
Hattie WinstonZerbinetta
a gypsy, beloved of Leandro

Standby: Arnold Soboloff (Argante, Geronte)

Understudies: George Connolly (Carlo, Headwaiter, Sylvestro), Tom Fitzsimmons (Leandro, Ottavio) and John Horn (Scapino)

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Ambassador Theatre

(9/27/1974 - 3/2/1975)


Arnold Soboloff
Carlo (Feb 25, 1975 - ?)

Understudies: George Connolly (Nurse), Jeanne DeBaer (Giacinta, Waitress, Zerbinetta), Kathryn Grody (Giacinta, Waitress, Zerbinetta).

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