Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (3/04/2004 - 4/18/2004)

First Preview: Feb 11, 2004
Opening Date: Mar 04, 2004
Closing Date: Apr 18, 2004
Total Previews: 16
Total Performances: 33

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with The Stratford Festival of Canada

Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Berthold Carrière

Directed by Jonathan Miller; Assistant Director: Elena Manuela Araoz

Scenic Design by Ralph Funicello; Costume Design by Clare Mitchell; Lighting Design by Robert Thomson; Sound Design by Scott Anderson; Wig Design by Jerry Altenburg; Associate Costume Design: Michael Sharpe; Assistant Lighting Design: Dale Knoth and Sharon Reid

LCT General Manager: Adam Siegel; Company Manager: Gillian Roth; Assistant Co. Mgr: Josh Lowenthal

LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Stage Manager: Brian Scott

Fight direction by John Stead; Photographer: Joan Marcus and V. Tony Hauser; Costume Coordinator, Stratford Festival: Alix Dolgoy; Poster Art by James McMullan; Assistant Fight Director: Joel Harris; Fight Captain: Jay Edwards; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT Director of Marketing: Andrew Flatt; LCT General Press Agent: Philip Rinaldi; U.S. Casting: Daniel Swee; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc. and James Russek

Scenic design based on the design of the Stratford Fest. of Canada's Festival Theatre stage by Tanya Moiseiwitsch

Opening Night Cast

Christopher PlummerKing Lear of Britain
James BlendickEarl of Gloucester
Domini BlytheGoneril
Lear's Daughter
Caroline BootleEnsemble
William CainDoctor
Benedict CampbellEarl of Kent
Brent CarverEdgar
Gloucester's Son
Geraint Wyn DaviesEdmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son
Ian DeakinDuke of Albany
Goneril's husband
Jay EdwardsCornwall's Servant
Ensemble
David FurrCornwall's Servant
Captain
Ensemble
Douglas HarmsenEnsemble
Claire JullienCordelia
Lear's Daughter
Leo LeydenOld Man
Matt LoneyEnsemble
Barry MacGregorFool
Quentin MaréHerald
Ensemble
Christopher McHaleCornwall's Servant
Ensemble
Paul O'BrienKing of France
Guy PaulDuke of Burgundy
Lucy PeacockRegan
Lear's Daughter
Andy ProskyEnsemble
Christopher RandolphEnsemble
Stephen RussellDuke of Cornwall
Regan's husband
Brian SgambatiEnsemble
Eric Sheffer StevensCuran
Ensemble
Baylen ThomasEnsemble
Brian TreeOswald
Goneril's Steward
Susan WilderEnsemble

Understudies: Caroline Bootle (Cordelia), William Cain (Earl of Gloucester, Old Man), Benedict Campbell (King Lear of Britain), Douglas Harmsen (Edgar), Matt Loney (Curan, Herald), Quentin Maré (Edmund), Christopher McHale (Captain, Doctor), Paul O'Brien (Duke of Albany), Guy Paul (Duke of Cornwall), Andy Prosky (Oswald), Christopher Randolph (King of France), Stephen Russell (Earl of Kent), Eric Sheffer Stevens (Duke of Burgundy), Brian Tree (Fool) and Susan Wilder (Goneril, Regan)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2004 Best Revival of a Play [nominee] 

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with The Stratford Festival of Canada

 2004 Best Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Christopher Plummer

Drama Desk Award

 2004 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Christopher Plummer

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