Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, (11/04/2007 - 3/09/2008)

First Preview: Oct 19, 2007
Opening Date: Nov 04, 2007
Closing Date: Mar 09, 2008
Total Previews: 16
Total Performances: 123

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Prague, Czechoslovakia and Cambridge, England from 1968 to 1990

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)

Produced by Bob Boyett & Sonia Friedman Productions, Ostar Productions, Roger Berlind, Tulchin/Bartner, Douglas G. Smith, Dancap Productions, Inc., Jam Theatricals, The Weinstein Company and The Royal Court Theatre; Associate Producer for RBT: Tim Levy; Produced in association with Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Associate Producer: Carole Shorenstein Hays

Written by Tom Stoppard

Directed by Trevor Nunn; Assistant Director: Seth Sklar-Heyn

Scenic Design by Robert Jones; Costume Design by Emma Ryott; Lighting Design by Howard Harrison; Sound Design by Ian Dickinson; U.S. Hair & Wig Design: David H. Lawrence; Associate Scenic Design: Ted LeFevre; Associate Costume Design: Scott Traugott; Associate Lighting Design: Daniel Walker; Associate Sound Design: Christopher Cronin

US General Management: 101 Productions, Ltd.; UK General Management for SFP: Diane Benjamin and Matthew Gordon; Company Manager: Penelope Daulton

Technical Supervisor: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: Rick Steiger; Stage Manager: Alexis Shorter

US Casting: Tara Rubin Casting; UK Casting: Lisa Makin; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Dialect Coach: Elizabeth Smith; Fight direction by Tom Schall; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Nicole AnsariLenka
Brian AversStephen
Mary BaconGillian/Magda
Brian CoxMax
Sinéad CusackEleanor/Esme (Older)
Alice EveEsme (Younger)/Alice
Seth FisherThe Piper/Policeman
Stephen KunkenFerdinand
Quentin MaréNigel/Interrogator
Ken MarksMilan/Waiter
Alexandra NeilCandida
Anna O'DonoghuePupil
Rufus SewellJan

Understudies: Brian Avers (Jan, The Piper/Policeman), Mary Bacon (Candida, Lenka), Joseph Collins (Ferdinand, Jan, Nigel/Interrogator, Stephen, The Piper/Policeman), Seth Fisher (Ferdinand, Pupil, Stephen), Ken Marks (Max), Alexandra Neil (Eleanor/Esme (Older)), Anna O'Donoghue (Esme (Younger)/Alice, Gillian/Magda), Angela Reed (Candida, Eleanor/Esme (Older), Gillian/Magda, Lenka, Pupil) and Joe Vincent (Max, Milan/Waiter, Nigel/Interrogator)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2008 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Tom Stoppard; Produced by Bob Boyett & Sonia Friedman Productions, Ostar Productions, Roger Berlind, Tulchin/Bartner, Douglas G. Smith, Dancap Productions, Inc., Jam Theatricals, The Weinstein Company and The Royal Court Theatre; Produced in association with Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)

 2008 Best Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Rufus Sewell

 2008 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Sinéad Cusack

 2008 Best Sound Design of a Play [nominee] 

Sound Design by Ian Dickinson

Drama Desk Award

 2008 Outstanding Play [nominee] 

Written by Tom Stoppard; Produced by Bob Boyett & Sonia Friedman Productions, Ostar Productions, Roger Berlind, Tulchin/Bartner, Douglas G. Smith, Dancap Productions, Inc., Jam Theatricals and The Weinstein Company; Produced in association with Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)

 2008 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Rufus Sewell

 2008 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Sinéad Cusack

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