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The Playboy of the Western World   

 
Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (1/07/1971 - 2/20/1971)
First Preview: Dec 26, 1970 Total Previews: 13
Opening Date: Jan 07, 1971    
Closing Date: Feb 20, 1971 Total Performances: 52

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Flaherty's Public House near village on wild coast of County Mayo, Ireland



Production Staff
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving)
Music by John Duffy; Written by John Millington Synge
Directed by John Hirsch
Scenic Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Costume Design by Douglas W. Schmidt; Lighting Design by John Gleason
Production Stage Manager: Frank Bayer; Stage Manager: Patrick Horrigan
Cast
David BirneyChristy Mahon
James BlendickShawn Keogh
Philip BoscoJimmy Farrell
James CookTownsperson
Maury CooperTownsperson
Tandy CronynHonor Blake
Stephen ElliottOld Mahon
Herbert FosterBellman
Ray FryPhilly Cullen
Martha HenryPegeen Mike
Margaret Flaherty
Elizabeth HuddleSara Tansey
Macon McCalmanTownsperson
Peter NybergTownsperson
Susan SharkeySusan Brady
Frances SternhagenWidow Quin
Dan SullivanTownsperson
Sydney WalkerMichael James Flaherty
Understudies: James Cook (Christy Mahon), Tandy Cronyn (Pegeen Mike) and Elizabeth Huddle (Widow Quin)
Theatre World
winner 1971 Award [recipient] 
  Martha Henry