Circle in the Square Theatre, (12/16/1976 - 2/20/1977)

First Preview: Nov 26, 1976
Opening Date: Dec 16, 1976
Closing Date: Feb 20, 1977
Total Previews: 23
Total Performances: 77

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The summer of 1940 in the Costa Verde Hotel in Puerto Barrio on the west coast of Mexico.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)

Written by Tennessee Williams

Directed by Joseph Hardy

Scenic Design by H. R. Poindexter; Lighting Design by H. R. Poindexter; Costume Design by Noel Taylor

Company Manager: William Conn

Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: James Bernardi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Martin Rabbett

Circle in the Square General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Press Representative: Susan L. Schulman; Photographer: Martha Swope; Casting: Lynn Kressel and Deborah Brown; Advertising: Cathy Perry and Blaine-Thompson

Opening Night Cast

Richard ChamberlainThe Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon
Dorothy McGuireHannah Jelkes
Sylvia MilesMaxine Faulk
Allison ArgoCharlotte Goodall
Matt BennettHank
Barbara CarusoMiss Judith Fellowes
Amelia LaurensonFrau Fahrenkopf
William PaulsonPancho
William RoerickNonno
Jonathan Coffin
John RoseHerr Fahrenkopf
Jennifer SavidgeHilda
Benjamin StewartJake Latta
Gary TaconPedro
Ben Van VacterWolfgang

Understudies: Darlene Conley (Maxine Faulk), Amelia Laurenson (Hannah Jelkes), Martin Rabbett (Pancho, Pedro, Wolfgang), John Rose (The Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon) and Jennifer Savidge (Charlotte Goodall)

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 1977 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Richard Chamberlain

 1977 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Dorothy McGuire

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