Brooks Atkinson Theatre, (11/11/1990 - 4/07/1991)

First Preview: Nov 02, 1990
Opening Date: Nov 11, 1990
Closing Date: Apr 07, 1991
Total Previews: 11
Total Performances: 169

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Oxford in the 1950s.

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 Elliot Martin, James M. Nederlander, Brian Eastman, Terry Allen Kramer and Roger L. Stevens; Produced by arrangement with Brian Eastman, The Plymouth Theatre Royal and Armada Productions Limited

Written by William Nicholson

Directed by Elijah Moshinsky

Scenic Design by Mark Thompson; Costume Design by Mark Thompson; Lighting Design by John Michael Deegan; Hair Design by David Lawrence

General Manager: Ralph Roseman

Production Stage Manager: Elliott Woodruff; Stage Manager: Wally Peterson

Casting: Marjorie Martin; General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Advertising: LeDonne & Wilner; Photographer: Martha Swope

Opening Night Cast

Jane AlexanderJoy Davidman
Nigel HawthorneC.S. Lewis
Michael AllinsonMajor W.H. Lewis ( "Warnie")
Robin ChadwickRev. Harry Harrington
Edmund C. DavysAlan Gregg
Doctor
Jonathan GoldDouglas
Alternate
Mary LayneRegistrar
Nurse
Lance RobinsonDouglas
Alternate
Hugh A. RoseDr. Oakley
Waiter
Clerk
Priest
Paul SparerChristopher Riley

Standby: Michael Allinson (C.S. Lewis)

Understudies: Edmund C. Davys (Christopher Riley), Mary Layne (Joy Davidman), Hugh A. Rose (Alan Gregg, Doctor, Rev. Harry Harrington), Jennifer Sternberg (Nurse, Registrar) and Ian Sullivan (Dr. Oakley, Major W.H. Lewis ( "Warnie"), Priest, Waiter)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1991 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by William Nicholson; Produced by Elliot Martin, James M. Nederlander, Brian Eastman, Terry Allen Kramer and Roger L. Stevens

winner 1991 Best Actor in Play [winner] 

Nigel Hawthorne

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