American Airlines Theatre, (5/01/2008 - 7/06/2008)

First Preview: Apr 11, 2008
Opening Date: May 01, 2008
Closing Date: Jul 06, 2008
Total Previews: 22
Total Performances: 77

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In various salons and bedrooms in a number of hotels and chateaux in and around Paris and in the Bois de Vincennes, one autumn and winter in the 1780s.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

Written by Christopher Hampton; Based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos

Directed by Rufus Norris; Assistant Director: Wes Grantom

Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Katrina Lindsay; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by Paul Arditti; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Associate Scenic Design: Jeffrey Hinchee; Associate Lighting Design: Caroline Chao; Associate Costume Design: Mitchell Bloom; Associate Sound Design: David Stephen Baker

General Manager: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Nichole Jennino; Assistant Co. Mgr: Carly DiFulvio

Production Stage Manager: Arthur Gaffin; Stage Manager: Jamie Greathouse

Casting: Jim Carnahan, C.S.A. and Carrie Gardner; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Roundabout Director of Marketing & Sales Promotion: David B. Steffen; Roundabout Director of Development: Jeffory Lawson; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Vocal and Speech Coach: Deborah Hecht; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Interactive Marketing: Situation Marketing; Photographer: Joan Marcus

Opening Night Cast

Ben DanielsLe Vicomte de Valmont
Laura LinneyLa Marquise de Merteuil
Rosie BentonÉmilie
a courtesan
Derek CecilAzolan
Valmont's valet de chambre
Jessica CollinsLa Présidente de Tourvel
Kevin DudaFootman/Tenor
Mamie GummerCécile Volanges
Delphi HarringtonServant
Tim McGeeverMajor-domo
Kristine NielsenMadame de Volanges
Nicole Orth-PallaviciniServant
Jane PfitschMaid/Soprano
Siân PhillipsMadame de Rosemonde
Benjamin WalkerLe Chevalier Danceny

Understudies: Rosie Benton (La Présidente de Tourvel), Kevin Duda (Le Chevalier Danceny, Major-domo), Delphi Harrington (Madame de Rosemonde), Tim McGeever (Azolan, Le Vicomte de Valmont), Nicole Orth-Pallavicini (La Marquise de Merteuil, Madame de Volanges) and Jane Pfitsch (Cécile Volanges, Émilie)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2008 Best Revival of a Play [nominee] 

Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)

 2008 Best Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Ben Daniels

 2008 Best Scenic Design of a Play [nominee] 

Scott Pask

winner 2008 Best Costume Design of a Play [winner] 

Katrina Lindsay

 2008 Best Lighting Design of a Play [nominee] 

Donald Holder

Drama Desk Award

winner 2008 Outstanding Costume Design [winner] 

Katrina Lindsay

winner 2008 Outstanding Set Design of a Play [winner] 

Scott Pask

Theatre World

winner 2008 Award [recipient] 

Ben Daniels

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