Circle in the Square Theatre, (10/10/1974 - 11/24/1974)

First Preview: Sep 20, 1974
Opening Date: Oct 10, 1974
Closing Date: Nov 24, 1974
Total Previews: 23
Total Performances: 53

Category: Play, Satire, Original
Setting: The present. The men's ward of a British hospital.

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Written by Peter Nichols; Original music by Terrence Sherman

Directed by Arvin Brown

Scenic Design by Virginia Dancy Webb; Costume Design by Whitney Blausen; Lighting Design by Ronald Wallace

Company Manager: William Conn

Production Stage Manager: Anne Keefe; Resident Stage Manager: Randall Brooks

Dialect Coach: Elizabeth Smith; General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Leo Stern; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Don Josephson and Blaine-Thompson

Opening Night Cast

Emery BattisMackie
Louis BeachnerFlagg
John BradenLoach
Shirley BryanDr. Bird
Carlos CarrascoNurses and Orderlies
Veronica CastangSister McPhee
Olivia ColeNurse Lake
David DerosaNurses and Orderlies
Joyce EbertMatron
Mary FogartyWoman
Leonard FreyBarnet
Sean G. GriffinNeil
David H. LearyChaplain
Suzanne LedererNurse Sweet
Richard McKenzieDr. Boyd
Stephen MendilloTyler
Rita MorenoStaff Nurse Norton
Alice NagelNurses and Orderlies
Paul RuddKen
William SwetlandRees
George TaylorFoster
Tazewell ThompsonWest Indian Student
Richard VentureAsh
Christina WhitmoreNurses and Orderlies

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1975 Best Play [nominee] 

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

 1975 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Leonard Frey

 1975 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Arvin Brown

Drama Desk Award

 1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Louis Beachner

 1975 Outstanding New Play (Foreign) [nominee] 

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

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Circle in the Square Theatre

(10/10/1974 - 11/24/1974)

Cast

Patricia Manceri
Staff Nurse Norton (Nov 1974 - ?)
Patricia Mauceri
Staff Nurse Norton


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