Twelfth Night


or What You Will


Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (7/16/1998 - 8/30/1998)

First Preview: Jun 19, 1998
Opening Date: Jul 16, 1998
Closing Date: Aug 30, 1998
Total Previews: 30
Total Performances: 53

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A comedy in a prologue and two acts

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer); Produced in association with Lincoln Center Festival 98

Written by William Shakespeare; Original music by Jeanine Tesori; Music orchestrated by Rick Bassett; Musical Director: Kimberly Grigsby

Directed by Nicholas Hytner; Dance sequences by Joey McKneely

Scenic Design by Bob Crowley; Costume Design by Catherine Zuber; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Scott Stauffer; Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Consultant: Naomi Donne

LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Mala Mosher

Stage Manager: Erica Schwartz; LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lisa Iacucci

Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Conducted by Kimberly Grigsby; Keyboards: Kimberly Grigsby; Violin/Counter-Tenor: Marshall Coid; Percussion: Norbert Goldberg; Cello: Anik Oulianine; Woodwinds: Steven Silverstein; Guitar: Mark Stewart; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation

Special Effects by Gregory Meeh

LCT Casting Director: Daniel Swee; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; LCT Director of Development: Hattie K. Jutagir; Fight direction by Steve Rankin; General Press Representative: Philip Rinaldi Publicity; Vocal Coach: Elizabeth Smith; LCT Dramaturg: Anne Cattaneo; Advertising: Russek Advertising

Opening Night Cast

Kim AwonLady in Olivia's house
Philip BoscoMalvolio
Olivia's steward
Kevin DanielsOfficer
Lord in Orsino's house
Adam DannheisserOfficer
Lord in Orsino's house
Jack DavidsonPriest
Ryan DunnLady in Olivia's house
John Michael GilbertLord in Orsino's house
Amy HillMaria
Olivia's waiting woman
Helen HuntViola
David Patrick KellyFeste
a jester in Olivia's household
Julio MongeAntonio
a sea captain
Brian MurraySir Toby Belch
Olivia's kinsman
Paul O'BrienSea Captain
Steven OchoaCurio
attendant of Orsino
Matte OsianOfficer
Lord in Orsino's house
Paul RuddOrsino
Duke of Illyria
Kyra SedgwickOlivia
a countess
Rick StearSebastian
Viola's twin brother
Skipp SudduthFabian
inhabitant of Illyria
Daniel SunjataValentine
attendant of Orsino
Robin WeigertLady in Olivia's house
Max WrightSir Andrew Aguecheek
companion of Sir Toby

Understudies: Kim Awon (Olivia), Kevin Daniels (Antonio, Priest, Sea Captain, Valentine), Adam Dannheisser (Curio, Feste), Jack Davidson (Sir Toby Belch), Ryan Dunn (Maria), John Michael Gilbert (Priest, Sir Andrew Aguecheek), Paul O'Brien (Malvolio), Steven Ochoa (Sebastian), Matte Osian (Antonio, Fabian), Daniel Sunjata (Orsino) and Robin Weigert (Viola)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1999 Best Original Musical Score [nominee] 

Incidental music by Jeanine Tesori

 1999 Best Revival of a Play [nominee] 

Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (André Bishop: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)

 1999 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

Bob Crowley

 1999 Best Costume Design [nominee] 

Catherine Zuber

 1999 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 

Natasha Katz

Drama Desk Award

 1999 Outstanding Set Design of a Play [nominee] 

Bob Crowley

 1999 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 

Catherine Zuber

 1999 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 

Natasha Katz

winner 1999 Outstanding Music in a Play [winner] 

Incidental music by Jeanine Tesori

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