Longacre Theatre, (5/04/2008 - 1/04/2009)

First Preview: Apr 19, 2008
Opening Date: May 04, 2008
Closing Date: Jan 04, 2009
Total Previews: 17
Total Performances: 279

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Bernard's apartment near Orly airport in Paris. One Saturday in April. Early 1960s.

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 Sonia Friedman Productions, Bob Boyett, ACT Productions, Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert G. Bartner, The Weinstein Company, Susan Gallin/Mary Lu Roffe, Broadway Across America, Tulchin/Jenkins/DSM and The Araca Group; Associate Producer for RBT: Tim Levy; Associate Producer: Jill Lenhart and Douglas G. Smith

Written by Marc Camoletti; Original Music by Claire van Kampen; Translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans; Literal Translation by Chris Campbell

Directed by Matthew Warchus; Associate Director: Mark Schneider; Curtain-Call Choreography: Kathleen Marshall

Scenic Design by Rob Howell; Costume Design by Rob Howell; Lighting Design by Hugh Vanstone; Sound Design by Simon Baker; Hair Design by Lawrence Boyette; Makeup Design by Erica Whelan; Associate Scenic Design: Ted LeFevre; Associate Costume Design: Brian Russman; Associate Lighting Design: Anthony Pearson; Associate Sound Design: Christopher Cronin

UK General Management for SFP: Diane Benjamin and Matthew Gordon; General Manager: Stuart Thompson Productions; Company Manager: Cassidy J. Briggs

Production Manager: Aurora Productions; Production Stage Manager: William Joseph Barnes; Stage Manager: Robert Witherow

U.S. Casting Jim Carnahan, C.S.A.; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations and Dennis Crowley; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Sales and Marketing: On the Rialto; Dialect Coach: Deborah Hecht; Photographer: Joan Marcus

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Opening Night Cast

Christine BaranskiBerthe
Mark RylanceRobert
Bradley WhitfordBernard
(Apr 19, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008)
Gina GershonGabriella
(Apr 19, 2008 - Oct 05, 2008)
Kathryn HahnGloria
(Apr 19, 2008 - Oct 05, 2008)
Mary McCormackGretchen
(Apr 19, 2008 - Sep 07, 2008)

Understudies: Peter Benson (Robert), Roxanna Hope (Gabriella, Gloria, Gretchen), Pippa Pearthree (Berthe) and Ray Virta (Bernard)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 2008 Best Revival of a Play [winner] 

Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Bob Boyett, ACT Productions, Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert G. Bartner, The Weinstein Company, Susan Gallin/Mary Lu Roffe, Broadway Across America, Tulchin/Jenkins/DSM and The Araca Group

winner 2008 Best Actor in a Play [winner] 

Mark Rylance

 2008 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Mary McCormack

 2008 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Matthew Warchus

 2008 Best Costume Design of a Play [nominee] 

Rob Howell

 2008 Best Sound Design of a Play [nominee] 

Sound Design by Simon Baker

Drama Desk Award

winner 2008 Outstanding Revival of a Play [winner] 

Produced by Sonia Friedman Productions, Bob Boyett, ACT Productions, Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert G. Bartner, The Weinstein Company, Susan Gallin/Mary Lu Roffe, Broadway Across America, Tulchin/Jenkins/DSM and The Araca Group

winner 2008 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner] 

Mark Rylance

 2008 Outstanding Director of a Play [nominee] 

Matthew Warchus

Theatre World

winner 2008 Award [recipient] 

Mark Rylance

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Longacre Theatre

(5/4/2008 - 1/4/2009)
Production Stage Manager: Robert Witherow; Stage Manager: Carolyn Kelson.

Cast

Paige Davis
Gloria (Oct 7, 2008 - Jan 4, 2009)
Rebecca Gayheart
Gabriella (Oct 7, 2008 - Jan 4, 2009)
Greg Germann
Bernard (Sep 9, 2008 - Jan 4, 2009)
Missi Pyle
Gretchen (Sep 9, 2008 - Jan 4, 2009)

Understudies: Jessica Bogart (Gabriella, Gloria, Gretchen), Liam Craig (Robert), Tom Galantich (Bernard).


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