Lyceum Theatre, (3/17/1976 - 4/03/1976)

First Preview: Mar 11, 1976
Opening Date: Mar 17, 1976
Closing Date: Apr 03, 1976
Total Previews: 5
Total Performances: 22

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small town somewhere in Russia. The Synagogue. The Late Fifties.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)

Produced by Moe Septee

Originally produced by the Arena Stage (Zelda Fichandler: Artistic Director)

Written by Elie Wiesel; Stage adaptation by Marion Wiesel

Directed by Alan Schneider; Assistant Director: Susan Einhorn

Scenic Design by William Ritman; Costume Design by Marjorie Slaiman; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson

General Manager: Laurel Ann Wilson; Company Manager: Donald Tirabassi

Production Stage Manager: R. Derek Swire; Stage Manager: Ted Harris; Assistant Stage Mgr: Michael Haney

General Press Representative: Max Eisen; Press Representative: Barbara Glenn; Press Assistant: Judy Jacksina; Advertising: Matthew Serino and The Blaine Thompson Company

Opening Night Cast

Joseph WisemanThe Rabbi
Polly AdamsNina
the Rabbi's daughter
Richard BauerZalmen
David LittleAlexei
Nina's husband
David MarguliesThe Doctor
Member of the Synagogue Council
Paul SparerThe Chairman of The Synagogue Council
Lee WallaceThe Inspector from The Ministry of Religious Affairs
Irwin Atkins3rd Guard
Edwin BordoShmuel
Member of the Synagogue Council
Carl DonMotke
Member of the Synagogue Council
Nancy DuttonThe Secretary
Rodman FlenderMischa
Nina's son
Michael GorrinAvrom
Michael Haney1st Guard
Jack HollanderThe Commissar
Zviah IgdalskyFeige
John B. JellisonCantor
2nd Guard
Warren PincusZender
Member of the Synagogue Council
David ReinhardsenChaim
Member of the Synagogue Council
Sanford SeegerSrul
Member of the Synagogue Council

Standby: Jonathan Weisgal (Mischa)

Understudies: Irwin Atkins (The Rabbi), Edwin Bordo (The Chairman of The Synagogue Council, The Doctor), Carl Don (Avrom), Nancy Dutton (Feige, Nina), Michael Haney (Chaim), Jack Hollander (The Inspector from The Ministry of Religious Affairs), John B. Jellison (Srul, Zalmen), David Reinhardsen (Alexei) and Sanford Seeger (The Commissar)

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