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Winter Garden Theatre, (2/03/1982 - 5/23/1982)
First Preview: Jan 29, 1982 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Feb 03, 1982    
Closing Date: May 23, 1982 Total Performances: 123

Category: Play, Drama, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A Tragedy presented in Two Acts
Setting: Venice and Cyprus.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler; Produced in association with CBS Video Enterprises; Produced by arrangement with Don Gregory
Originally produced by The American Shakespeare Theatre (Richard Horner: General Mangement, Peter Coe: Artistic Director)
Written by William Shakespeare; Incidental music by Stanley Silverman
Directed by Peter Coe
Scenic Design by David Chapman; Costume Design by Robert Fletcher; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Assistant to Mr. Weiss: Carol Rubinstein; Assistant to Mr. Fletcher: John Boyt and Bill Alvarez; Assistant to Mr. Chapman: Michael Miller, Mark Haack and John Rabolvsky
General Manager: NAMCO; Company Manager: James A. Gerald
Production Stage Manager: Thomas Kelly; Stage Manager: Dianne Trulock; Assistant Stage Mgr: Neil Einleger; Production Coordinator: Alecia A. Parker
Fights staged by B. H. Barry; Casting: Meg Simon and Fran Kumin; Fight Captain: Randy Kovitz; Assistant to the Director: Elliott Woodruff; Vocal and Interpretive Coach: Brendan Barry; General Press Representative: Seymour Krawitz; Press Representative: Patricia Krawitz and Robert W. Larkin; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates and Hy Jacobs; Photographer: Martha Swope
James Earl JonesOthello
Christopher PlummerIago
Dianne WiestDesdemona
Kim BemisHerald
Robert BurrDuke of Venice
Graeme CampbellRoderigo
Richard DixGratiano
Kelsey GrammerCassio
Randy KovitzServant to Brabantio
Patricia MauceriBianca
Harry S. MurphyGentleman of Cyprus
Ellen NewmanServant to Brabantio
Aideen O'KellyEmilia
Robert OusleyGentleman of Cyprus
Servant to Brabantio
David SabinBrabantio
Raymond SkippLodovico
Bern SundstedtGentleman of Cyprus
Servant to Brabantio
Understudies: Kim Bemis (Gratiano, Lodovico), Robert Burr (Iago), Randy Kovitz (Gentleman of Cyprus, Montano), Harry S. Murphy (Brabantio), Ellen Newman (Desdemona, Emilia), Robert Ousley (Duke of Venice, Montano), Bern Sundstedt (Cassio, Herald, Roderigo, Soldier) and Mel Winkler (Othello)
Tony Award®
 1982 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Christopher Plummer
winner 1982 Reproduction (Play or Musical) [winner] 
 Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler ;  Produced in association with CBS Video Enterprises
Drama Desk Award
winner 1982 Outstanding Actor in a Play [winner] 
  Christopher Plummer
 1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Aideen O'Kelly
 1982 Outstanding Costume Design [nominee] 
  Robert Fletcher