This production played in repertory with The Robber Bridegroom, Edward II, The Three Sisters


Harkness Theatre, (10/28/1975 - 11/01/1975)

First Preview: Oct 27, 1975
Opening Date: Oct 28, 1975
Closing Date: Nov 01, 1975
Total Previews: 1
Total Performances: 7

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Nick's Pacific Street Saloon, Restaurant, and Entertainment Palace at the foot of Embarcadero, in San Francisco. Afternoon and night of a day in October, 1939.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Rebekah Harkness; Theatre Leased by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)

Produced by The Acting Company (John Houseman, Artistic Director; Margot Harley, Producing Director; Porter Van Zandt, Executive Director)

Written by William Saroyan

Directed by Jack O'Brien

Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Nancy Potts; Lighting Design by David F. Segal; Hair Design by S. A. Moore

Company Manager: Manny Kladitis

Production Stage Manager: Howard Crampton-Smith; Stage Manager: Sam Clester; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jo Mayer; Technical Director: Richard Elkow

Voice Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; General Press Representative: Gifford / Wallace, Inc.; Advertising: Michael DeLuise and The Blaine Thompson Company

Opening Night Cast

Robert BacigalupiDudley
Brooks BaldwinHarry
Glynis BellLorene
Killer's sidekick
Cynthia DickasonKiller
Peter DvorskySociety Gentleman
Gerald GutierrezWesley
Sandra HalperinElsie
J. W. HarperBlick
Elaine HausmanNewsboy
Benjamin HendricksonNick
Kevin KlineMcCarthy
Patti LuPoneKitty Duval
Anderson MatthewsDrunkard
Alternate
Sailor
Mary-Joan NegroSociety Lady
Richard OomsArab
Mary Lou RosatoMary L.
David SchrammKit Carson
Norman SnowTom
Roy K. StevensKrupp
Nicolas SurovyJoe
Michael TolaydoDrunkard
Alternate
Willie
Alternate
Sam TsoutsouvasWillie
Alternate

Understudies: Glynis Bell (Killer, Society Lady), Cynthia Dickason (Elsie), Peter Dvorsky (McCarthy), Sandra Halperin (Kitty Duval), J. W. Harper (Kit Carson), Kevin Kline (Society Gentleman, Tom, Wesley), Anderson Matthews (Harry, Krupp), Mary-Joan Negro (Mary L.), David Schramm (Joe), Roy K. Stevens (Nick), Michael Tolaydo (Arab, Dudley) and Sam Tsoutsouvas (Blick)

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