This production played in repertory with Into the Whirlwind


Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (11/07/1996 - 11/13/1996)

Opening Date: Nov 07, 1996
Closing Date: Nov 13, 1996
Total Performances: 5

Category: Play, Drama, Foreign Lang., Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Prozorov's house in Russia at the turn of the century
Comments: This production was performed in Russian, and translated into English through headphones.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman Emeritus; James L. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President)

Produced by Marina Kovalyov and Rina Kovalyov

Originally produced by The Moscow Sovremennik Theatre Company (Galina Volchek: Artistic Director; Leonid Erman, Managing Director)

Written by Anton Chekhov; Incidental music by Moisey Vainberg

Directed by Galina Volchek; Assistant Director: Galina Sokolova

Production Design by Pytor Kirillov and Vyacheslav Zaitsev; Costume Design by Vyacheslav Zaitsev; Sound Design by Sergei Platonov

General Manager: Arthur Cantor

Production Stage Manager: Joe Valentino; Stage Manager: Olga Sultanova

Simulateous translation by Erika Warmbrunn; General Press Representative: Denise Robert, Raisa Chernina and Arthur Cantor

Opening Night Cast

Olga DrozdovaMasha
Andrei's sister
Vladislav FedchenkoMasker, victim of fire, soldier
Gennady FrolovKulygin
Masha's husband
Valentin GaftVershinin
Lt. Colonel, Battery Commander
Sergei GarmashMasker, victim of fire, soldier
Alexander KakhunMasker, victim of fire, soldier
Marina KhazovaMasker, victim of fire, soldier
Alexei KutuzovRode
Second Lieutenant
Igor KvashaChebutykin
Army doctor
Avangard LeontievFedotik
Second Lieutenant
Vassily MishchenkoMasker, victim of fire, soldier
Marina NeyolovaMasha
Andrei's sister
Boris OvcharenkoAndrei Prozorov
Galina PetrovaOlga
Andrei's sister
Yekaterina SemyonovaIrina
Andrei's sister
Valery ShalnykhBaron Tuzenbach
Lieutenant
Galina SokolovaAnfisa
the nanny
Rogwold SukhoverkoFerapont
Courier for the City Council
Inna TimofeevaMasker, victim of fire, soldier
Yelena YakovlevaNatalya Ivanovna
Andrei's fiancee/wife
Mikhail ZhigalovSolyony
Captain

Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Award

winner 1997 Special Award [recipient] 

Originally produced by The Moscow Sovremennik Theatre Company (Galina Volchek: Artistic Director; Leonid Erman, Managing Director)

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