Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (12/27/1973 - 1/27/1974)

First Preview: Dec 13, 1973
Opening Date: Dec 27, 1973
Closing Date: Jan 27, 1974
Total Previews: 17
Total Performances: 37

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The home of Mrs. ELizabeth Rogers, London, England. Sometime in the not-too-distant present.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer); Associate Producer: Bernard Gersten

Written by Hugh Leonard

Directed by Gerald Freedman

Scenic Design by John Conklin; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Special sound by James Reichert; Miss Harris' hair styles designed by Ray Iagnocco; Assistant to Miss Aldredge: Hilary Rosenfeld; Assistant to Mr. Conklin: James Singelis; Assistant to Martin Aronstein: Lawrence Metzler

General Manager for NY Shakespeare Festival at Lincoln Center: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager for NY Shakespeare Festival at Lincoln Center: Charles Willard; General Manager for NY Shakespeare Festival: David Black

Production Manager for NY Shakespeare Festival at Lincoln Center: Ron Abbott; Production Stage Manager: Dean Compton; Stage Manager: John Beven; Production Manager for NY Shakespeare Festival: Andrew Mihok; Production Supervisor for NY Shakespeare Festival: David Eidenberg

General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Faith Geer; Assistant to the Director: John High; Casting Director for NY Shakespeare Festival: Mary Goldberg; Consultant to the Producer: Novella Nelson; Graphic Design for NY Shakespeare Festival: Susan Frank; Photographer: George E. Joseph; Advertising: Don Josephson and Blaine-Thompson

Opening Night Cast

Charles DurningEugene Hartigan
Julie HarrisMrs. Rogers

Standby: Curt Dawson (Eugene Hartigan) and Betty Miller (Mrs. Rogers)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1974 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Hugh Leonard; Produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)

 1974 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Julie Harris

 1974 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

John Conklin

 1974 Best Costume Design [nominee] 

Theoni V. Aldredge

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