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Circle in the Square Theatre , (9/21/1978 - 11/19/1978)
First Preview:Sep 01, 1978 Total Previews:23
Opening Date:Sep 21, 1978   
Closing Date:Nov 19, 1978 Total Performances:69

Category: Play, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: The late 1830's in Russia


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 Nikolai Gogol; Translated by Betsy Hulick
Directed by Liviu Ciulei
Scenic Design by Karen Schulz; Costume Design by William Ivey Long; Lighting Design by F. Mitchell Dana; Hair Design by Michael Wasula
Company Manager: William Conn
Production Stage Manager: Randall Brooks; Stage Manager: Rick Ralston
Circle in the Square Public Relations Director: Merle Debuskey; Circle in the Square Press Representative: David Roggensack; Casting Consultant: Lynn Kressel; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne
Cast
Bob Balaban Óssip
Khlestakóv's servant
Jean Barker Sergeant's widow
Chief of Police's wife
Theodore Bikel Antón Antónovich Skvozník-Dmukhanóvsky
the mayor
Helen Burns Anna Andréyevna
the mayor's wife
Lynne Charnay Rastakóvsky's wife
Jon De Vries Svistunóv
policeman
Waiter
William Duell Pytor Ivánovich Bóbchinsky
local landowner
Christine Estabrook Marya Antónovna
the mayor's daughter
Timothy Farmer Koróbkin
retired civil servant
Míshka
Mayor's servant
Merchant
Bob Harper Iván Lázarevich Rastakóvsky
retired civil servant
Dyershimórda
a policeman
Merchant
Renee Lippin Avdotya
Bill McIntyre Pytor Ivánovich Dóbchinsky
local landowner
Bill Nunnery Artémii Filípovich Zemlyaníka
Commissioner of Charities
Keith Perry Fydor Andréyevich Lyulykóv
retired civil servant
Priest
Merchant
Warren Pincus Christian Ivánovich Giebner
local doctor
Merchant
Mary Lou Rosato Pevrónya Petróvna Poshlyópkina
locksmith's wife
Khlopov's wife
Arnold Soboloff Luká Lukítch Khlopov
Superintendent of Schools
Thomas Toner Amós Fyódorovich Lyápkin-Tyápkin
the Judge
Peter Van Norden Stepán Illyích Ukhovyórtov
Chief of Police
Merchant
Kenneth Welsh Iván Kusmích Shpyókin
the Postmaster
Max Wright Iván Alexándrovich Khlestakóv
a civil servant from Petersburg
Understudies: Lynne Charnay (Anna Andréyevna), Jon De Vries (Antón Antónovich Skvozník-Dmukhanóvsky), Timothy Farmer (Christian Ivánovich Giebner, Óssip), Bob Harper (Amós Fyódorovich Lyápkin-Tyápkin, Stepán Illyích Ukhovyórtov), Keith Perry (Iván Kusmích Shpyókin, Luká Lukítch Khlopov), Warren Pincus (Pytor Ivánovich Bóbchinsky, Pytor Ivánovich Dóbchinsky), Peter Van Norden (Artémii Filípovich Zemlyaníka) and Kenneth Welsh (Iván Alexándrovich Khlestakóv)
Tony Award®
 1979 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Bob Balaban