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Circle in the Square Theatre, (6/16/1977 - 8/28/1977)
First Preview: May 27, 1977 Total Previews: 23
Opening Date: Jun 16, 1977    
Closing Date: Aug 28, 1977 Total Performances: 85

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Algernon Moncrieff's flat in Half-Moon Street, W., and the Manor House, Woolton.



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 Oscar Wilde
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by Zack Brown; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by John McLain; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Assistant to Zack Brown: Edward Pisoni; Assistant to Ann Roth: Clifford Capone
Company Manager: William Conn; Associate Co. Mgr: Alan C. Wasser
Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: James Bernardi
Circle in the Square General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Circle in the Square Press Representative: David Roggensack; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Don Josephson, Cathy Perry and Blaine-Thompson; Casting: Deborah Brown and Lynn Kressel
Cast
Patricia ConollyHonorable Gwendolyn Fairfax
Lady Bracknell's daughter
John GloverAlgernon Moncrieff
James ValentineJohn Worthing, J.P.
Of the Manor House, Woolton, Hertfordshire
Kathleen WiddoesCecily Cardew
John Worthing's ward
Elizabeth WilsonLady Bracknell
Mary Louise WilsonMiss Prism
Miss Cardew's governess
G. WoodReverend Canon Chasuble, D.D.
Rector of Woolton
Munson HicksLane
Mr. Moncrieff's man-servant
Thomas RuisingerMerriman
Butler to Mr. Worthing
Standby: Dorothy Blackburn (Lady Bracknell, Miss Prism)
Understudies: Barbara Berge (Cecily Cardew, Honorable Gwendolyn Fairfax), Munson Hicks (Algernon Moncrieff), John Rose (John Worthing, J.P., Lane, Merriman) and Thomas Ruisinger (Reverend Canon Chasuble, D.D.)
Tony Award®
 1978 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Zack Brown