Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (3/05/1975 - 4/20/1975)

First Preview: Feb 21, 1975
Opening Date: Mar 05, 1975
Closing Date: Apr 20, 1975
Total Previews: 14
Total Performances: 54

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The Helmers' flat. Christmas Eve, Christmas day, the day after Christmas.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater

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

Written by Henrik Ibsen; Book adapted by Christopher Hampton

Directed by Tormod Skagestad; Tarantella choreographed by Donald Saddler

Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Assistant to Mr. Loquasto: Edward Pisoni; Assistant to Ms. Aldredge: Richard Graziano and Hilary Rosenfeld; Assistant to Mr. Aronstein: Larry Metzler; Personal Assistant to Mr. Loquasto: Dan Leigh; Hair and Wig Design by J. Roy Helland

NYSF at Lincoln Center General Manager: Robert Kamlot; Company Manager: Patricia Carney; NYSF General Manager: David Black

Production Stage Manager: Barnett Epstein; Stage Manager: D. W. Koehler; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Chambers; NYSF Production Manager: Andrew Mihok; NYSF Technical Director: Mervyn Haines, Jr.

Music Consultant: Herbert Harris

NYSF General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Faith Geer; Press Assistant: Sally Campbell; Staff Assistant: Roger Gindi; Asst. to the Choreographer: Arthur Faria; Assistant to the Producer: Gail Merrifield; NYSF Casting Director: Rosemarie Tichler; Graphic Design: Susan Frank; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson; Photographer: George E. Joseph; Consultant to the Producer: Novella Nelson

Opening Night Cast

Liv UllmannNora Helmer
Sam WaterstonTorvald Helmer
Michael ChambersThe Messenger
Barbara ColbyKristine Linde
Gibby GibsonBobby
Helmers' Child
Paula GibsonEmmy
Helmers' Child
Michael GrangerDr. Rank
Wayne HardingIvar
Helmers' Child
Barton HeymanNils Krogstad
Judith LightHelene
The Maid
Helen StenborgAnne-Marie
The Nanny

Standby: Drew Snyder (Torvald Helmer) and Virginia Vestoff (Nora Helmer)

Understudies: James Gallery (Dr. Rank, Nils Krogstad), Zina Jasper (Kristine Linde) and Sloane Shelton (Anne-Marie, Helene)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1975 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Liv Ullmann

Drama Desk Award

 1975 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Liv Ullmann

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