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Circle in the Square Theatre, (2/26/1980 - 3/30/1980)
First Preview: Feb 01, 1980 Total Previews: 28
Opening Date: Feb 26, 1980    
Closing Date: Mar 30, 1980 Total Performances: 40

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: 1905. The library in Lady Britomart Undershaft's house in Wilton Crescent, London. The yard of the West Ham Shelter of the Salvation Army. The Foundry - Perivale St. Andrews.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Circle in the Square (under the direction of Theodore Mann and Paul Libin)
Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by Zack Brown; Costume Design by Zack Brown; Lighting Design by John McLain; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
Company Manager: William Conn
Production Stage Manager: Nicholas Russiyan; Stage Manager: Robert O'Rourke
Musical Supervisor: Earl Shendell
Circle in the Square Public Relations Director: Merle Debuskey; Circle in the Square Press Representative: Leo Stern; Casting: Lynn Kressel; Literary Advisor: Penelope Hirsch
Philip BoscoAndrew Undershaft
husband to Lady Britomart
Paddy CroftRummy Mitchens
Jon De VriesBill Walker
Rachel GurneyLady Britomart Undershaft
Frank HamiltonPeter Shirley
Laurie KennedyBarbara Undershaft
Lady Britomart's daughter, Major of the Salvation Army
Nicolas SurovyAdolphus Cusins
Barbara's fiance
Norman AllenSnobby Price
Rand BridgesCharles Lomax
Sarah's fiance
Donald BukaMorrison
butler to Lady Britomart
Amanda CarlinJenny Hill
Joan CroydonMrs. Baines
Colonel in the Salvation Army
Gina FranzSarah Undershaft
Lady Britomart's daughter
Jamey SheridanBilton
Nicholas WalkerStephen Undershaft
Understudies: Donald Buka (Peter Shirley), Dalton Cathey (Adolphus Cusins, Stephen Undershaft), Sarah-Jane Gwillim (Jenny Hill, Mrs. Baines, Rummy Mitchens) and Jamey Sheridan (Bill Walker, Charles Lomax, Snobby Price)
Tony Award®
 1980 Reproduction (Play or Musical) [nominee] 
 Produced by Circle in the Square (Theodore Mann: Artistic Director; Paul Libin: Managing Director)
Drama Desk Award
 1980 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Philip Bosco