Plymouth Theatre, (3/19/1995 - 4/09/1995)

First Preview: Mar 07, 1995
Opening Date: Mar 19, 1995
Closing Date: Apr 09, 1995
Total Previews: 15
Total Performances: 25

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: A hedge-school in the townland of Baile Beag/Ballybeg, an Irish-speaking community in County Donegal. Late August, 1833.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President; Philip J. Smith: Executive VP; Robert E. Wankel: VP-Finance)

Produced by Noel Pearson; Produced in association with Joseph Harris

Written by Brian Friel

Directed by Howard Davies

Scenic Design by Ashley Martin-Davis; Costume Design by Joan Bergin; Lighting Design by Chris Parry; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Associate Scenic Design: Mark Nayden; Hair Design by Robert Fama

General Manager: Joseph Harris; Company Manager: Kathleen Lowe

Production Supervisor: Fred Gallo, Jr. and John Wolf; Production Stage Manager: Susie Cordon; Technical Supervisor: Harris Production Services; Stage Manager: Allison Sommers

Special Effects by Gregory Meeh

Casting: Hughes / Moss Casting; Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates and Miller Wright; Advertising: LeDonne, Wilner, & Weiner, Inc.; Logo Design by O'Connor & O'Sullivan Ltd.; Dialect Coach: Brendan Gunn

Opening Night Cast

Dana DelanyMaire
Brian DennehyHugh
Donal DonnellyJimmy Jack
Rufus SewellOwen
Amelia CampbellSarah
Rob CampbellManus
Michael CumpstyLieutenant Yolland
Miriam Healy-LouieBridget
David HerlihyDoalty
Hugh O'GormanSoldier
Geoffrey WadeCaptain Lancey

Standby: Kerry O'Malley (Bridget, Sarah)

Understudies: Brian Mallon (Manus, Owen), Malachy McCourt (Hugh, Jimmy Jack), Mari Nelson (Maire) and Hugh O'Gorman (Captain Lancey, Doalty, Lieutenant Yolland)

Awards and Nominations

Theatre World

winner 1995 Award [recipient] 

Rufus Sewell

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