This production played in repertory with Long Day's Journey Into Night


Neil Simon Theatre, (6/23/1988 - 7/23/1988)

First Preview: Jun 15, 1988
Opening Date: Jun 23, 1988
Closing Date: Jul 23, 1988
Total Previews: 6
Total Performances: 13

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: In and around the Miller home in a small town in Connecticut, July 4, 1906.
Comments: Repertory titled "The O'Neill Plays"

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 Ken Marsolais, Alexander H. Cohen and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director), Richard Norton, Irma Oestreicher and Elizabeth D. White

This production was mounted originally by Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director); Part of The First New York International Festival of the Arts

Written by Eugene O'Neill

Directed by Arvin Brown

Scenic Design by Michael H. Yeargan; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Jennifer Tipton; Sound Design by Alan Stieb; Original sound design by David Budries; Wig Design by Paul Huntley

General Manager: Barbara Carrellas

Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson and John Handy; Technical Supervisor: Neil A. Mazzella

Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin; Press Representative: Burnham-Callaghan Associates and Owen Levy; Advertising: Attisano Levine, Inc.; Poster Photography: Marc Raboy; Photographer: Peter Cunningham; Dramaturg: Anthony J. Fichera

Special Sponsorship for "The O'Neill Plays" provided by Mutual Benefit Life

Opening Night Cast

Colleen DewhurstEssie Miller
George HearnSid Davis
Essie's brother
Jason RobardsNat Miller
owner of the Evening Globe
Elizabeth WilsonLily Miller
Nat's sister
Raphael SbargeRichard Miller
William CainDavid McComber
a dry-goods merchant
Jennifer DundasMildred Miller
Annie GoldenBelle
Jane MacfieNorah
Campbell ScottArthur Miller
Kyra SedgwickMuriel McComber
Jamey SheridanBartender
Steven SkybellWint Selby
a classmate of Arthur's
Nicholas TamarkinTommy Miller
William WiseSalesman

Standby: William Cain (Nat Miller), Robbie Dekelbaum (Tommy Miller), Jeff Hayenga (Bartender, Salesman), Jane Macfie (Belle), Louise Roberts (Mildred Miller, Muriel McComber, Norah) and William Wise (David McComber, Sid Davis)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1989 Best Revival [nominee] 

Produced by Ken Marsolais, Alexander H. Cohen and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; Produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre (Lloyd Richards: Artistic Director; Benjamin Mordecai: Managing Director), Richard Norton, Irma Oestreicher and Elizabeth D. White

Theatre World

winner 1989 Award [recipient] 

Kyra Sedgwick

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