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The Dresser   

 
Brooks Atkinson Theatre , (11/09/1981 - 5/01/1982)
First Preview:Oct 15, 1981 Total Previews:20
Opening Date:Nov 09, 1981   
Closing Date:May 01, 1982 Total Performances:200

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: January 1942 in a theatre in the English provinces.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President) and Michael Codron
First produced on March 6, 1980, at The Royal Exchange Theatre; Produced on April 30, 1980, by Michael Codron at the Queen's Theatre
Written by Ronald Harwood
Directed by Michael Elliott
Scenic Design by Laurie Dennett; Costume Design by Stephen Doncaster; Lighting Design by Beverly Emmons; Sound Design by Ian Gibson; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Carolyne A. Jones
Sound Supervision by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Production Stage Manager: Steve Beckler; Stage Manager: Arlene Grayson
Scenery Supervisor: Karen Schulz; Costume Supervisor: Jeanne Button; Special Effects by Chic Silber
Production Coordinator: Brent Peek; General Press Representative: Joshua Ellis, Becky Flora and Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Casting: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi
Cast
Tom Courtenay Norman
Paul Rogers Sir
Leslie Barrett Gloucester
Lisabeth Bartlett Irene
Jeffrey Alan Chandler Kent
Jerome Collamore Knight 1
Albany
Richard Frank Gentleman
Knight 2
Geoff Garland Electrician
Rachel Gurney Her Ladyship
Don McAllen Leslie Oxenby
Marge Redmond Madge
Douglas Seale Geoffrey
Standbys: Michael Egan (Sir) and Richard Frank (Norman)
Understudies: Leslie Barrett (Geoffrey), Jeffrey Alan Chandler (Oxenby), Geoff Garland (Albany, Gloucester, Kent, Knight 1) and Michelle Seyler (Irene)
Tony Award®
 1982 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Ronald Harwood; Produced by James M. Nederlander, Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Warner Theatre Productions, Inc. (Claire Nichtern: President) and Michael Codron
 1982 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Tom Courtenay
Drama Desk Award
 1982 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Paul Rogers
 1982 Outstanding Lighting Design [nominee]
Beverly Emmons
 1982 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by Laurie Dennett