Ambassador Theatre, (11/20/1989 - 5/20/1990)

First Preview: Nov 14, 1989
Opening Date: Nov 20, 1989
Closing Date: May 20, 1990
Total Previews: 8
Total Performances: 208

Category: Play, Romantic Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The drawing-room at Aston-Adey, Arnold Champion-Cheney's house in Dorset.

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Elliot Martin, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) and Suntory International Corporation

Written by W. Somerset Maugham

Directed by Brian Murray

Scenic Design by Desmond Heeley; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by John Michael Deegan; Production Wig Supervisor: David H. Lawrence

General Manager: Ralph Roseman

Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Wally Peterson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Hugh A. Rose

Silverware by Michael C. Fina Co.

Casting: Marjorie Martin; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Peter Cunningham; Press Representative: Irene Gandy

Opening Night Cast

Stewart GrangerClive Champion-Cheney
Rex HarrisonLord Porteous
Glynis JohnsLady Catherine Champion-Cheney
Robin ChadwickSpaulding
Patricia ConollyMrs. Shenstone
Robertson DeanFootman
Roma DowneyElizabeth
Louis TurenneButler
Harley VentonEdward Luton

Understudies: Robertson Dean (Edward Luton, Spaulding), Ellen Maguire (Elizabeth, Mrs. Shenstone), Hugh A. Rose (Butler, Footman) and Louis Turenne (Clive Champion-Cheney, Lord Porteous)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1990 Best Revival [nominee] 

Produced by Elliot Martin, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) and Suntory International Corporation

Theatre World

winner 1990 Special Award [recipient] 

Stewart Granger

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Ambassador Theatre

(11/20/1989 - 5/20/1990)

Cast

Angela Thornton
Louis Turenne
Lord Porteous


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