Helen Hayes Theatre, (11/11/1974 - 11/30/1974)

First Preview: Nov 06, 1974
Opening Date: Nov 11, 1974
Closing Date: Nov 30, 1974
Total Previews: 4
Total Performances: 24

Category: Play, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: London, 1695. Valentine's Lodgings and Foresight's House.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by New Phoenix Repertory Co. (T. Edward Hambleton, Michael Montel: managing directors; Harold Prince, Stephen Porter: artistic directors)

Written by William Congreve; Incidental music by Paul Gemignani; Featuring songs by Harold Wheeler; Songs by Hugh Wheeler and Paul Gemignani

Directed by Harold Prince; Assistant Director: Ruth Mitchell

Scenic Design by Douglas Higgins; Costume Design by Franne Lee; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Assistant to Miss Lee: Karen Roston; Personal Assistant to Miss Lee: Lee Austin, III; Assistant to Mr. Billington: Judith Binus; Hair Design by Lyn Quiyou

General Manager for The Phoenix Theatre: Marilyn S. Miller; Assistant Managing Director for the Phoenix Theatre: Daniel Freudenberger; Assistant General Manager for The Phoenix Theatre: Greg Taylor

Production Stage Manager: Robert Beard; Stage Manager: Jonathan Penzner and Elisabeth Seley

Press Representative for The Phoenix Theatre: Mary Bryant; Casting Director for The Phoenix Theatre: Donna Sontheimer; Assistant Press Representative: Bill Evans; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson

Opening Night Cast

Glenn CloseAngelica
Patricia ConwellJenny
Lucy CrossElizabethan Enterprise
David DukesScandal
George EdeSir Sampson Legend
Marge EliotServant
Joel FabianiValentine
Clarence FelderStreetsweeper
Peter FriedmanBen
David HartElizabethan Enterprise
Munson HicksJeremy
Nicholas HormannTrapland
Mary Beth HurtMiss Prue
Charles KimbroughTattle
Jeanette LandisNurse
John McMartinForesight
Charlotte MooreMrs. Frail
Fred MorsellBuckram
Mary SpringfelsElizabethan Enterprise
Ernest ThomasSnap
Ellen TovattMrs. Foresight

Understudies: Patricia Conwell (Angelica, Miss Prue), Marge Eliot (Nurse), Clarence Felder (Buckram, Sir Sampson Legend), Munson Hicks (Foresight, Tattle), Nicholas Hormann (Ben, Valentine), Jeanette Landis (Mrs. Foresight, Mrs. Frail), Fred Morsell (Scandal, Trapland) and Ernest Thomas (Jeremy)

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 

David Dukes

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