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Broadhurst Theatre, (12/17/1980 - 10/16/1983)
First Preview: Dec 11, 1980 Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Dec 17, 1980    
Closing Date: Oct 16, 1983 Total Performances: 1181

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Vienna, November 1823; 1781 to 1791



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President), Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent and Roger S. Berlind
World premiere at The Royal National Theatre (Peter Hall, Director)
Written by Peter Shaffer; Musical Director: Harrison Birtwistle; Music arranged by Harrison Birtwistle
Directed by Peter Hall; Assistant Director: Giles Block
Scenic Design by John Bury; Costume Design by John Bury; Lighting Design by John Bury; Associate Scenic Design: Ursula Belden; Associate Costume Design: John David Ridge; Associate Lighting Design: Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Jack Mann; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Production Stage Manager: Robert L. Borod; Stage Manager: Robert Charles; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Jay-Alexander
Special Effects by Chic Silber
Production Coordinator: Brent Peek; General Press Representative: Merle Debuskey; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Poster Art by Robert Van Nutt; Movement Captain: Martin LaPlatney; Speech Consultant: Timothy Monich; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Photographer: Zoë Dominic; Press Representative: William Schelble
Cast
Tim CurryWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ian McKellenAntonio Salieri
Jane SeymourConstanze Weber
wife of Mozart
Ronald BagdenValet
Caris CorfmanKatherina Cavalieri
Salieri's pupil
Citizen of Vienna
Michele FarrCitizen of Vienna
Russell GoldGuiseppe Bonno
Citizen of Vienna
Haskell GordonSalieri's Cook
Citizen of Vienna
Gordon GouldOne of the "Venticelli"
Victor GriffinSalieri's Valet
Citizen of Vienna
Rick HamiltonValet
Paul HardingCount Johann Kilian Von Strack
Patrick HinesCount Orsini-Rosenberg
Richard Jay-AlexanderValet
Nicholas KeprosJoseph II
Emperor of Austria
Peter KingsleyValet
Martin LaPlatneyCitizen of Vienna
Warren ManziCitizen of Vienna
Michael McCartyPriest
Citizen of Vienna
Mark NelsonValet
Philip PleasantsMajor Domo
Citizen of Vienna
Linda RobbinsTeresa Salieri
wife of Salieri
Citizen of Vienna
Mark TorresValet
Louis TurenneBaron van Swieten
Edward ZangOne of the "Venticelli"
Standby: Jeremiah Sullivan (Antonio Salieri)
Understudies: Caris Corfman (Constanze Weber), Michele Farr (Katherina Cavalieri, Teresa Salieri), Russell Gold (Baron van Swieten, Count Johann Kilian Von Strack, Salieri's Valet), Martin LaPlatney (Major Domo, Valet), Warren Manzi (One of the "Venticelli", Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart), Michael McCarty (Count Orsini-Rosenberg, Salieri's Cook), Mark Nelson (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart), Philip Pleasants (Joseph II, One of the "Venticelli") and Mark Torres (Major Domo)
Tony Award®
winner 1981 Best Play [winner] 
 Written by Peter Shaffer ;  Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) , Elizabeth I. McCann , Nelle Nugent and Roger S. Berlind
winner 1981 Best Actor in Play [winner] 
  Ian McKellen
 1981 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Tim Curry
winner 1981 Best Scenic Design [winner] 
  John Bury
 1981 Best Costume Design [nominee] 
  John Bury
winner 1981 Best Lighting Design [winner] 
  John Bury
winner 1981 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 
  Peter Hall
Drama Desk Award
winner 1981 Outstanding New Play [winner] 
 Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President) , Elizabeth I. McCann , Nelle Nugent and Roger S. Berlind ;  Written by Peter Shaffer
winner 1981 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner] 
  Ian McKellen
 1981 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Tim Curry
 1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Nicholas Kepros
winner 1981 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner] 
 Directed by Peter Hall
 1981 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  John Bury
 1981 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee] 
  John Bury
 1981 Outstanding Set Design [nominee] 
 Scenic Design by John Bury