Billy Rose Theatre, (12/29/1964 - 5/22/1965)

First Preview: Dec 21, 1964
Opening Date: Dec 29, 1964
Closing Date: May 22, 1965
Total Previews: 8
Total Performances: 167

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A castle in an unspecified country.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Theater 1965 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)

Written by Edward Albee

Directed by Alan Schneider

Scenic Design by William Ritman; Gowns by Mainbocher; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein

General Manager: Michael Goldreyer; Company Manager: Michael Kasdan

Production Stage Manager: Mark Wright; Stage Manager: Arthur Pepine; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joseph Cali

General Press Representative: Howard Atlee and Michael Alpert; Press Representative: Warren Pincus; Photographer: Alix Jeffry; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson

Opening Night Cast

John GielgudJulian
Irene WorthMiss Alice
William HuttLawyer
Eric BerryCardinal
John HeffernanButler

Standby: John Heffernan (Julian), James Karen (Lawyer) and Marian Seldes (Miss Alice)

Understudies: Wyman Pendleton (Butler, Cardinal)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1965 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Edward Albee; Produced by Theater 1965 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)

 1965 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 

John Gielgud

winner 1965 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 

Irene Worth

 1965 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Alan Schneider

 1965 Best Producer of a Play [nominee] 

Produced by Theater 1965 (Richard Barr, Clinton Wilder)

 1965 Best Author (Play) [nominee] 

Written by Edward Albee

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Billy Rose Theatre

(12/29/1964 - 5/22/1965)


Ray Reinhardt
Lawyer (Apr 19, 1965 - ?)

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