Plymouth Theatre, (1/05/1984 - 5/12/1985)

First Preview: Dec 22, 1983
Opening Date: Jan 05, 1984
Closing Date: May 12, 1985
Total Previews: 16
Total Performances: 566

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Two years elapse between Acts I and II.

Opening Night Production Staff

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

Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Icarus Productions, Byron Goldman, Ivan Bloch, Roger Berlind and Michael Codron

Originally produced in London by Michael Codron

Written by Tom Stoppard

Directed by Mike Nichols

Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Anthea Sylbert; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Hair Design by Richard Stein; Make-Up Design by J. Roy Helland

General Manager: Jose Véga

Production Supervisor: Martin Herzer; Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Technical Supervisor: Theatrical Services, Inc.; Production Electrician: Brian Lynch; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jane E. Cooper

Production Propertyman: Jan Marasek

General Press Representative: Bill Evans; Casting: Mary Goldberg and David Rubin; Press Representative: Sandra Manley; Speech Consultant: Kristin Linklater; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Martha Swope

Opening Night Cast

Glenn CloseAnnie
(Dec 22, 1983 - Jun 30, 1984)
Jeremy IronsHenry
(Dec 22, 1983 - Jun 30, 1984)
Christine BaranskiCharlotte
(Dec 22, 1983 - Jun 30, 1984)
Peter GallagherBilly
(Dec 22, 1983 - Jun 30, 1984)
Cynthia Nixon
Performed in "The Real Thing" and "Hurlyburly" at the same time
Debbie
(Dec 22, 1983 - Feb 29, 1984)
Vyto RuginisBrodie
Kenneth WelshMax
(Dec 22, 1983 - Jun 30, 1984)

Standby: Edmond Genest (Henry, Max), Leslie Lyles (Annie, Charlotte), Yeardley Smith (Debbie) and Todd Waring (Billy, Brodie)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 1984 Best Play [winner] 

Written by Tom Stoppard; Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Icarus Productions, Byron Goldman, Ivan Bloch, Roger Berlind and Michael Codron

winner 1984 Best Actor in Play [winner] 

Jeremy Irons

winner 1984 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 

Glenn Close

winner 1984 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 

Christine Baranski

 1984 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

Tony Walton

 1984 Best Costume Design [nominee] 

Anthea Sylbert

winner 1984 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 

Mike Nichols

Drama Desk Award

winner 1984 Outstanding New Play [winner] 

Produced by Emanuel Azenberg, The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Icarus Productions, Byron Goldman, Ivan Bloch, Roger Berlind and Michael Codron; Written by Tom Stoppard

 1984 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Jeremy Irons

winner 1984 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 

Christine Baranski

 1984 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 

Mike Nichols

 1984 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 

Tharon Musser

 1984 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 

Tony Walton

Replacement/Transfer Info


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


Plymouth Theatre

(1/5/1984 - 5/12/1985)
General Manager: Bob Kamlot; Assistant Co. Mgr: Leslie Butler.

Speech Consultant: Nora Dunfee, Kristin Linklater.

Cast

Anne Marie Bobby
Debbie
Sara Botsford
Charlotte (Jul 2, 1984 - ?)
Anthony Fusco
Billy (Jul 2, 1984 - ?)
Peter Gallagher
Billy
Joanna Gleason
Charlotte
Jeremy Irons
Henry (Nov 5, 1984 - Mar 17, 1985)
Simon Jones
Max (Jul 2, 1984 - ?)
Caroline Lagerfelt
Annie (Jul 2, 1984 - ?)
Leslie Lyles
Charlotte
D. W. Moffett
Billy
Cynthia Nixon
Debbie (Sep 1984 - Dec 1984)
Laila Robins
Annie (Nov 5, 1984 - ?)
Campbell Scott
Brodie
Yeardley Smith
Debbie (Mar 1984 - Sep 1984)
John Vickery
Henry (Jul 2, 1984 - Nov 3, 1984)
Todd Waring
Billy
Brodie
Steven Weber
Billy
Nicol Williamson
Henry (Mar 19, 1985 - May 12, 1985)


Standbys: Lewis Arlt (Henry, Max), Mary Denham (Annie, Charlotte), Kathleen Dennehy (Debbie), Joanna Gleason (Annie, Charlotte), Sarah Inglis (Debbie), Mary O'Sullivan (Debbie), Campbell Scott (Billy, Brodie), Steven Weber (Billy, Brodie).


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