Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (5/02/1990 - 6/17/1990)

First Preview: Apr 25, 1990
Opening Date: May 02, 1990
Closing Date: Jun 17, 1990
Total Previews: 6
Total Performances: 55

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Various locations in England. The Present.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced by arrangement with The Royal Shakespeare Theatre

Commissioned & 1st present. at the Pit in the Barbican Centre by The Royal Shakespeare Company (Terry Hands, Artistic Director)

Written by Richard Nelson; Incidental music by Jeremy Sams; Musical Director: Joshua Rosenblum

Directed by Roger Michell; Assistant Director: Sydney Sidner

Scenic Design by Alexandra Byrne; Costume Design by Alexandra Byrne; Lighting Design by Rick Fisher; Rear Projections by Greg Meeh; Sound Consultant: Bill Dreisbach

LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Lynn Landis

LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: Michael F. Ritchie; Stage Manager: Mark Baltazar

Singer: Michelle Johnson; Piano: Joshua Rosenblum; Bass: Michael Goetz

Poster Art by Edward Sorel; LCT General Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Dramaturg: Anne Cattaneo

Special thanks to James M. Nederlander and Elizabeth Ireland McCann

Opening Night Cast

Cara BuonoKatie Taylor
Kate BurtonBetty McNeil
Frances ConroyFrankie Lewis
Henderson ForsytheOrson Baldwin
Jane HoffmanHarriet Baldwin
Nathan LaneHenry McNeil
John Bedford LloydPhilip Brown
John RothmanAn American
Elisabeth ShueDonna Silliman
Colin StintonJoe Taylor
Ann TalmanJoanne Smith

Understudies: Robert Hock (Orson Baldwin), Rebecca Nelson (Betty McNeil, Frankie Lewis), Stephen Rowe (An American, Joe Taylor, Philip Brown), Carol Schneider (Donna Silliman, Joanne Smith, Katie Taylor) and Jennie Ventriss (Harriet Baldwin)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1990 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

Alexandra Byrne

Drama Desk Award

 1990 Outstanding New Play [nominee] 

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced by arrangement with The Royal Shakespeare Theatre; Written by Richard Nelson

 1990 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Colin Stinton

 1990 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Kate Burton

 1990 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 

Roger Michell

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