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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 Mayor's House and a room at the Inn.



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 BalabanÓssip
Khlestakóv's servant
Jean BarkerSergeant's widow
Chief of Police's wife
Theodore BikelAntón Antónovich Skvozník-Dmukhanóvsky
the mayor
Helen BurnsAnna Andréyevna
the mayor's wife
Lynne CharnayRastakóvsky's wife
Jon De VriesSvistunóv
policeman
Waiter
William DuellPytor Ivánovich Bóbchinsky
local landowner
Christine EstabrookMarya Antónovna
the mayor's daughter
Timothy FarmerKoróbkin
retired civil servant
Míshka
Mayor's servant
Merchant
Bob HarperIván Lázarevich Rastakóvsky
retired civil servant
Dyershimórda
a policeman
Merchant
Renee LippinAvdotya
Bill McIntyrePytor Ivánovich Dóbchinsky
local landowner
Bill NunneryArtémii Filípovich Zemlyaníka
Commissioner of Charities
Keith PerryFydor Andréyevich Lyulykóv
retired civil servant
Priest
Merchant
Warren PincusChristian Ivánovich Giebner
local doctor
Merchant
Mary Lou RosatoPevrónya Petróvna Poshlyópkina
locksmith's wife
Khlopov's wife
Arnold SoboloffLuká Lukítch Khlopov
Superintendent of Schools
Thomas TonerAmós Fyódorovich Lyápkin-Tyápkin
the Judge
Peter Van NordenStepán Illyích Ukhovyórtov
Chief of Police
Merchant
Kenneth WelshIván Kusmích Shpyókin
the Postmaster
Max WrightIván 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