Mark Hellinger Theatre, (4/21/1988 - 6/26/1988)

First Preview: Apr 13, 1988
Opening Date: Apr 21, 1988
Closing Date: Jun 26, 1988
Total Previews: 8
Total Performances: 77

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Scotland and England.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)

Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Garth H. Drabinsky; Produced by arrangement with The Baltimore Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.; Associate Producer: Melinda Howard

Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by William Penn and Louis Applebaum

Original Direction by Kenneth Frankel; Additional Direction by Zoe Caldwell

Scenic Design by Daphne Dare; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Make-Up Design by Brad Scott; Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White

General Manager: Alecia Parker and Kevmar Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Michael Gill

Production Stage Manager: James Harker; Stage Manager: Amy Pell; Technical Supervisor: Theatre Services, Inc.

Special Effects by Bran Ferren

Casting: Pat McCorkle; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Fight Captain: Thomas Schall; Assistant to the Fight Captain: Bruce Gooch; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Henry Grossman and Robert C. Ragsdale; Fight direction by David S. Leong

Opening Night Cast

Glenda JacksonLady Macbeth
Christopher PlummerMacbeth
a general of the Scottish army
Randle MellMalcolm
son of Duncan
Alan ScarfeMacduff
a nobleman of Scotland
Paul ShenarBanquo
a general of the Scottish army
Richard H. BlakeMacduff's Son
Gary BradfordEnsemble
Robert BurkeSeyton
an officer attending on Macbeth
Michael ButlerFleance
son of Banquo
David DeBesseEnsemble
Bill FerrellEnsemble
Bruce GoochCaithness
a nobleman
Michael Alan GregoryEnsemble
Jack GwillimDuncan
King of Scotland
Jack HannibalSiward
Ensemble
Annette HeldeWitch
Thomas HillLennox
a nobleman
Todd JamiesonEnsemble
Cherry JonesLady Macduff
Philip KerrRoss
a nobleman
Conan McCartyDonalbain
son of Duncan
Tanny McDonaldWitch
Gentlewoman
Gordon PaddisonEnsemble
Thomas SchallMurderer
Paul SolesDoctor
Ensemble
Jeff WeissWitch
Porter
Murderer
Siward
Gregory ZaragozaEnsemble

Standby: Sarah-Jane Gwillim (Lady Macbeth)

Understudies: Robert Burke (Banquo), Michael Butler (Siward), Bruce Gooch (Macduff, Malcolm), Jack Hannibal (Donalbain, Fleance, Macduff's Son), Annette Helde (Lady Macduff), Thomas Hill (Duncan), Edwin J. McDonough (Doctor, Messenger, Seyton, Siward), Gordon Paddison (Caithness, Murderer, Ross), Marcell Rosenblatt (Gentlewoman, Witch), Paul Shenar (Macbeth) and Paul Soles (Lennox, Murderer, Porter)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1988 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Glenda Jackson

Drama Desk Award

 1988 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Glenda Jackson

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