Palace Theatre, (11/30/1976 - 12/05/1976)

First Preview: Nov 19, 1976
Opening Date: Nov 30, 1976
Closing Date: Dec 05, 1976
Total Previews: 12
Total Performances: 8

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The years 1891 to 1897. Vienna, Paris, Constantinpole, Berlin, Vilna, Rome and Basel.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization

Produced by Dore Schary

Written by Dore Schary and Amos Elon; Based on the biography by Amos Elon

Directed by J Ranelli

Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Pearl Somner; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Hair Design by Joseph Coscia

General Manager: Eugene V. Wolsk; Company Manager: Gino Giglio

Production Stage Manager: Frank Marino; Stage Manager: Judith Binus; Assistant Stage Mgr: Douglas F. Goodman; Technical Director: Mitch Miller

General Press Representative: John Springer Associates; Casting: Shirley Rich; Press Representative: Louis Sica and Suzanne Salter; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company and Mike Mones; Photographer: Martha Swope

Opening Night Cast

Paul HechtTheodor Herzl
Roger De KovenJakob Herzl
Mitchell JasonDavid Wolffsohn
Judith LightJulie Herzl
Lester RawlinsCount Paul Nevlinski
Louis ZorichMoritz Benedikt
Eunice AndersonJeanette Herzl
Jack AxelrodEdouard Bacher
First Delegate
Leo BloomArthur Schnitzler
De Hirsch Butler
Russian General
Third Delegate
Ralph ByersNachum Sokolov
Saylor CresswellMartin Buber
Kaiser's Aide
William KiehlCaptain Henrauch
Kaiser Wilhelm
John MichalskiHeinrich Kana
The Sultan of Turkey
Rebecca SchullNursemaid
Richard SeffBaron Maurice De Hirsch
Pope Pius X
Linda SelmanFrau Gudeman
Roy K. StevensRabbi Gudeman
Second Delegate
Ellen TovattFraulein Keller
David TressMenachem Ussishkin
Stephan Mark WeyteHerman Bahr
Ibrahim

Understudies: Jack Axelrod (De Hirsch Butler, Menachem Ussishkin, Russian General), Saylor Cresswell (Ibrahim), Steve Karp (First Delegate, Heinrich Kana, Martin Buber, Rabbi Gudeman, Second Delegate, The Sultan of Turkey), Robert Murch (Theodor Herzl), Rebecca Schull (Jeanette Herzl), Linda Selman (Fraulein Keller, Nursemaid), Roy K. Stevens (Pope Pius X), Ellen Tovatt (Julie Herzl), David Tress (Arthur Schnitzler, Captain Henrauch, Herman Bahr) and Stephan Mark Weyte (Nachum Sokolov)

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