Circle in the Square Theatre, (11/15/1972 - 12/31/1972)

First Preview: Nov 02, 1972
Opening Date: Nov 15, 1972
Closing Date: Dec 31, 1972
Total Previews: 14
Total Performances: 55

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: 1865-66, New England

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)

Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)

Written by Eugene O'Neill

Directed by Theodore Mann

Scenic Design by Marsha L. Eck; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Assistant to Mr. Fisher: Marc B. Weiss; Assistant to Mr. Taylor: Charles Gelatt

Company Manager: William Conn

Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: Charles Roden

General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Production Associate: Linda Howes; Production Assistant: Jonathan Sand and Randy Warren; Advertising: Don Josephson and Blaine-Thompson

Opening Night Cast

Donald DavisBrigadier Gen. Ezra Mannon
Colleen DewhurstChristine Mannon
Stephen McHattieOrin Mannon
1st Lt. of Infantry
Alan MixonCapt. Adam Brant
of the clipper "Flying Trades"
Pamela Payton-WrightLavinia Mannon
Jocelyn BrandoMinnie
Louisa's cousin
Emma Borden
Josiah Borden's wife
Servant of the Mannon household
Eileen BurnsLouisa Ames
Amos Ames' wife
Mrs. Hills
Everett Hills' wife
Servant of the Mannon household
William BushEverett Hills
D.D., of the First Congregational Church
Abner Small
Servant of the Mannon household
William HickeySeth Beckwith
Daniel KeyesDr. Joseph Blake
Joe Silva
Servant of the Mannon household
Lisa RichardsHazel Niles
John RidgeChantyman
Ira Mackel
Servant of the Mannon household
Hansford RoweAmos Ames
Josiah Borden
manager of the shipping company
Servant of the Mannon household
Jack RylandCapt. Peter Niles
U.S. Artillery

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1973 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Colleen Dewhurst

Drama Desk Award

winner 1973 Outstanding Performance [winner] 

Colleen Dewhurst and Pamela Payton-Wright

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