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The Ritz   

Longacre Theatre, (1/20/1975 - 1/04/1976)
First Preview: Jan 10, 1975 Total Previews: 10
Opening Date: Jan 20, 1975    
Closing Date: Jan 04, 1976 Total Performances: 400

Category: Play, Comedy, Farce, Original, Broadway

Production Staff
Produced by Adela Holzer
Written by Terrence McNally
Directed by Robert Drivas
Scenic Design by Lawrence S. King and Michael H. Yeargan; Costume Design by Lawrence King and Michael H. Yeargan; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein
Production Stage Manager: Larry Forde; Stage Manager: Steve Beckler
Press Representative: Michael Alpert Public Relations, Marilynn LeVine and Ellen Levene
Ron AbelPianist
F. Murray AbrahamChris
Bruce BauerPoliceman
Richard BoccelliCrisco
Christopher J. BrownDuff
Stephen CollinsMichael Brick
Hortensia ColoradoMaurine
Tony de SantisSheldon Farenthold
George DzundzaAbe
John EversonTiger
Ruth JaroslowVivian Proclo
Rita MorenoGoogie Gomez
Paul B. PriceClaude Perkins
John RemmePatron
Patron in Chaps
Steve ScottPatron
Jerry StillerCarmine Vespucci
Jack WestonGaetano Proclo
Standby: George Dzundza (Carmine Vespucci, Gaetano Proclo) and Vera Lockwood (Vivian Proclo)
Understudies: Bruce Bauer (Michael Brick), Richard Boccelli (Abe), Hortensia Colorado (Googie Gomez), John Remme (Chris, Claude Perkins) and Steve Scott (Duff, Tiger)
Tony Award®
winner 1975 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Rita Moreno
Drama Desk Award
 1975 Outstanding Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Rita Moreno
 1975 Outstanding New Play (American) [nominee] 
 Produced by Adela Holzer ;  Written by Terrence McNally