Broadhurst Theatre, (4/20/1976 - 5/09/1976)

First Preview: Apr 15, 1976
Opening Date: Apr 20, 1976
Closing Date: May 09, 1976
Total Previews: 5
Total Performances: 23

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The front parlor of Doctor Sloper's house in Washington Square. 1850.

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Steven Beckler and Thomas C. Smith; Associate Producer: Ken Morse

Originally produced for the Kennedy Center by The Kennedy Center - Xerox Corporation (Roger L. Stevens, Producer; Richmond Crinkley, Producer)

Written by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz; Based on the novel "Washington Square" by Henry James

Directed by George Keathley

Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by David F. Segal; Hair Design by J. Roy Helland

General Manager: Theatre Now, Inc.

Stage Manager: Joe Lorden; Technical Supervisor: Mitch Miller

General Press Representative: Betty Lee Hunt Associates, Inc.; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company

Opening Night Cast

Jane AlexanderCatherine Sloper
Richard KileyDr. Austin Sloper
Jan MinerLavinia Penniman
David SelbyMorris Townsend
Roger BaronArthur Townsend
Dorothy BlackburnElizabeth Almond
Toni DarnayMrs. Montgomery
William GibbersonCoachman
Cecilia HartMarian Almond
Sharon LaughlinMaria

Understudies: Roger Baron (Morris Townsend), Toni Darnay (Lavinia Penniman), William Gibberson (Dr. Austin Sloper), Sharon Laughlin (Catherine Sloper, Marian Almond), Joe Lorden (Arthur Townsend, Coachman) and Diana Mathews (Elizabeth Almond, Lavinia Penniman, Maria, Mrs. Montgomery)

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 1976 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Richard Kiley

 1976 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Toni Darnay

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