Brooks Atkinson Theatre, (2/01/1968 - 6/15/1968)

First Preview: Jan 26, 1968
Opening Date: Feb 01, 1968
Closing Date: Jun 15, 1968
Total Previews: 6
Total Performances: 154

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Bristol, England. The Present.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by James M. Nederlander and Michael Myerberg

Produced by Joseph Cates, Henry Fownes and Memorial Ltd. (Michael Medwin, founder)

Originally produced by The Glasgow Citizens' Theatre

Written by Peter Nichols; Incidental music by Andy Park

Directed by Michael Blakemore

Production Design by Robin Pidcock; Lighting Design by Lloyd Burlingame; Assistant to Mr. Burlingame: Fred Allison

General Manager: Bill Levine; Company Manager: Leonard Mulhern

Production Stage Manager: Ben Janney; Stage Manager: Nelle Nugent

Conducted by Billy Dennison; Piano: Billy Dennison; Sax/Flute: Jerry Sanfino; Bass: Pat Merola; Drums: Anthony Rongo

Set Supervision by Lloyd Burlingame; General Press Representative: Max Eisen and Carl Samrock; Press Representative: Jeanne Gibson Merrick; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Photographer: Henry Grossman; Press Assistant: Cheryl Sue Dolby

Opening Night Cast

Albert FinneyBri
Joan HicksonGrace
Susan Alpern
Broadway debut
John CarsonFreddie
Elizabeth HubbardPam
Zena WalkerSheila

Standby: Moni Ferguson (Joe), Jo Henderson (Pam, Sheila), John Tillinger (Freddie) and Kate Tomlinson (Grace)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1968 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Peter Nichols; Produced by Joseph Cates and Henry Fownes

 1968 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 

Albert Finney

winner 1968 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 

Zena Walker

 1968 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Michael Blakemore

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

(2/1/1968 - 6/15/1968)
General Manager: Robert Weiner, George Thorn.


Donal Donnelly
Bri (Apr 16, 1968 - ?)
Nancy R. Pollock
Ed Zimmermann

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