Limited engagement.


Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (3/09/2009 - 5/21/2009)

First Preview: Feb 09, 2009
Opening Date: Mar 09, 2009
Closing Date: May 21, 2009
Total Previews: 31
Total Performances: 85

Category: Play, Drama, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Setting: New York; Bonn, Germany; Vienna, Austria. 1819, 1823, The Present.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director; Jordan Roth: Vice President)

Produced by David Binder, Ruth Hendel, Barbara Whitman, Goldberg/Mills, Latitude Link, Arielle Tepper Madover, Bill Resnick, Eric Schnall, Jayne Baron Sherman and Willis/True Love Productions

Originally produced by Tectonic Theater Project (Greg Reiner, Executive Director; Dominick Balletta, General Manager; Jeffrey LaHoste, Senior Producer); Premiered in Washington, DC at the Arena Stage (Molly Smith, Artistic Director; Guy Bergquist, Interim Managing Director; Alan Filderman, Casting Director); Subsequently produced by The La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director; Joan Cumming, Interim Managing Director)

Written by Moisés Kaufman; Music by Ludwig van Beethoven; Musical Director: Diane Walsh

Directed by Moisés Kaufman; Choreographed by Daniel Pelzig; Assistant Director: Jimmy Maize

Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Janice Pytel; Lighting Design by David Lander; Sound Design by André J. Pluess; Projection Design by Jeff Sugg; Hair and Wig Design by Charles LaPointe; Additional Costumes by: David C. Woolard; Associate Scenic Design: Shoko Kambara; Associate Costume Design: Amelia Dombrowski; Associate Lighting Design: Justin Partier; Associate Sound Design: Nick Borisjuk

General Manager: 101 Productions, Ltd.; Company Manager: Heidi Neven

Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Linda Marvel; Stage Manager: Pat Sosnow; Assistant Stage Mgr: Melissa M. Spengler

Music Consultant: Michael Friedman

Dramaturg: Mark Bly; Casting: James Calleri; Director of Marketing: Eric Schnall; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus

Developed with assistance from The Sundance Institute Theatre Program, The Orchard Project Theatre Residency Program, The Davis Performing Arts Center and Theater and Performance Studies at Georgetown University and The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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Opening Night Cast

Jane FondaDr. Katherine Brandt
Don AmendoliaAnton Diabelli
Zach GrenierLudwig van Beethoven
Colin Hanks
Broadway debut
Mike Clark
Susan KellermannDr. Gertrude Ladenburger
Samantha MathisClara Brandt
Erik SteeleAnton Schindler
Diane WalshPianist
Scott BarrowEnsemble
Emily DonahoeEnsemble
Michael WintherEnsemble

Standby: Caitlin O'Connell (Dr. Katherine Brandt)

Understudies: Scott Barrow (Anton Schindler, Mike Clark), Emily Donahoe (Clara Brandt), Caitlin O'Connell (Dr. Gertrude Ladenburger) and Michael Winther (Anton Diabelli, Ludwig van Beethoven)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2009 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Moisés Kaufman; Produced by David Binder, Ruth Hendel, Barbara Whitman, Goldberg/Mills, Latitude Link, Arielle Tepper Madover, Bill Resnick, Eric Schnall, Jayne Baron Sherman and Willis/True Love Productions; Originally produced by Tectonic Theater Project (Greg Reiner, Executive Director; Dominick Balletta, General Manager; Jeffrey LaHoste, Senior Producer)

 2009 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Jane Fonda

 2009 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Zach Grenier

winner 2009 Best Scenic Design of a Play [winner] 

Derek McLane

 2009 Best Lighting Design of a Play [nominee] 

David Lander

Drama Desk Award

 2009 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Jane Fonda

 2009 Outstanding Sound Design [nominee] 

Sound Design by André J. Pluess

 2009 Outstanding Set Design of a Play [nominee] 

Derek McLane

Theatre World

winner 2009 Award [recipient] 

Colin Hanks

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