Helen Hayes Theatre, (11/30/1989 - 12/31/1989)

First Preview: Nov 22, 1989
Opening Date: Nov 30, 1989
Closing Date: Dec 31, 1989
Total Previews: 11
Total Performances: 36

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Begins on a summer afternoon in 1972 and goes back in time to 1914, then reverses and comes back to 1972.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Markinson and Donald Tick

Produced by The Staircase Company; By arrangement with Bill Kenwright and Dan Crawford; Associate Producer: Michael Brandman

This production was originally performed at Duke University

Written by Tom Stoppard; Incidental music by Kevin Malpass

Directed by Tim Luscombe

Scenic Design by Tony Straiges; Costume Design by Joseph G. Aulisi; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Tom Morse; Projections by Brian Lynch; Hair Design by David Brown

General Manager: Leonard Soloway; Company Manager: Abby Evans

Production Manager: Peter Lawrence; Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence; Stage Manager: Don Judge; Technical Supervisor: Theatrical Services, Inc.

Sound Effects by Kevin Malpass

General Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin; Visual Consultant: Wendall Harrington; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Press Representative: Becky Flora and Jim Randolph

Originally commissioned and transmitted as a radio play by the British Broadcasting Corporation

Opening Night Cast

Michael CumpstyYoung Beauchamp
Jim FyfeYoung Martello
Harold GouldBeauchamp
John McMartinDonner
Stephanie RothSophie
Paxton WhiteheadMartello
Michael WintherYoung Donner

Standby: Brian Cousins (Young Beauchamp, Young Donner, Young Martello), Marcia Cross (Sophie) and Edmund Lyndeck (Beauchamp, Donner, Martello)

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

 1990 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Stephanie Roth

 1990 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 

Tharon Musser

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