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Brooks Atkinson Theatre , (12/11/1983 - 4/06/1985)
First Preview:Dec 02, 1983 Total Previews:12
Opening Date:Dec 11, 1983   
Closing Date:Apr 06, 1985 Total Performances:553

Category: Play, Comedy, Farce, Original, Broadway
Setting: The living room of the Brents' country home; Wednesday afternoon. Played on the stages of Grand Theatre, Weston-Super-Mare; Theatre Royal, Ashton-under-Lyne; and Municipal Theatre, Stockton-on-Tees from January through April.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Messrs. Nederlander
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Robert Fryer, Jerome Minskoff, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Michael Codron; Produced in association with Jonathan Farkas and MTM Enterprises, Inc.
Originally produced in London by Michael Codron
Written by Michael Frayn
Directed by Michael Blakemore
Scenic Design by Michael Annals; Costume Design by Michael Annals; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Miss Loudon's Hair by Joe Domino; Miss Thorson's dress designed by Giovanni de Moura; Assistant to Mr. Aronstein: Lawrence Metzler; Assistant to Mr. Annals: John Dunn
General Manager: Joseph P. Harris Associates; Company Manager: David Conte; Assistant Co. Mgr: Tom Santopietro
Production Stage Manager: Susie Cordon; Stage Manager: Laura deBuys; Assistant Stage Mgr: Patrick Clear; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah Harris
Casting: Feuer & Ritzer; General Press Representative: Fred Nathan & Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Stunt Coordinator: B. H. Barry; Assistant to Mr. Blakemore: Elizabeth Cameron; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Victor Garber Garry Lejeune
Dorothy Loudon Dotty Otley
Brian Murray Lloyd Dallas
Linda Thorson Belinda Blair
Paxton Whitehead Frederick Fellowes
Deborah Rush Brooke Ashton
Jim Piddock Tim Allgood
Douglas Seale Selsdon Mowbray
Amy Wright Poppy Norton-Taylor
Standbys: Elizabeth Austin (Brooke Ashton, Poppy Norton-Taylor), Patrick Clear (Garry Lejeune, Tim Allgood), Herb Foster (Selsdon Mowbray), Patricia Kilgarriff (Belinda Blair, Dotty Otley) and Rudolph Willrich (Frederick Fellowes, Lloyd Dallas)
Tony Award®
 1984 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Michael Frayn; Produced by James M. Nederlander, Robert Fryer, Jerome Minskoff, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Michael Codron; Produced in association with Jonathan Farkas and MTM Enterprises, Inc.
 1984 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Douglas Seale
 1984 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Deborah Rush
 1984 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Michael Blakemore
Drama Desk Award
 1984 Outstanding New Play [nominee]
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Robert Fryer, Jerome Minskoff, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Michael Codron; Produced in association with Jonathan Farkas and MTM Enterprises, Inc.; Written by Michael Frayn
winner 1984 Outstanding Director of a Play [winner]
Directed by Michael Blakemore
winner 1984 Outstanding Ensemble Work [winner]
Performer: Dorothy Loudon, Brian Murray, Paxton Whitehead, Victor Garber, Deborah Rush, Amy Wright, Linda Thorson, Jim Piddock and Douglas Seale
 1984 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by Michael Annals