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Vivian Beaumont Theatre , (11/23/1986 - 1/11/1987)
First Preview:Oct 31, 1986 Total Previews:28
Opening Date:Nov 23, 1986   
Closing Date:Jan 11, 1987 Total Performances:57

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The Press Room of the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago. 1928.

Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Written by Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Scenic Design by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Willa Kim; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Set Decoration by Vaughan Edwards; Assistant to Ms. Kim: Richard Schurkamp; Assistant to Ms. Kim Allison Todd
LCT General Manager: Steven C. Callahan; Company Manager: Lynn Landis
LCT Production Manager: Jeff Hamlin; Production Stage Manager: George Darveris; Deck Stage Manager: Chet Leaming; Production Supervisor: Joseph Busheme
Special Effects by Zeller International, Ltd.
LCT General Press Agent: Merle Debuskey; LCT Director of Development: Barbara M. Groves; LCT Director of Marketing: Thomas Cott; Casting: Risa Bramon and Billy Hopkins; Marketing: Ziff Marketing; Advertising: Russek Advertising; Poster Design by James McMullan
Amanda Carlin A Woman
Ronn Carroll Kruger
Journal of Commerce
Jerome Dempsey The Mayor
Patrick Garner Tony
A Policeman
Julie Hagerty Peggy Grant
Ed Lauter Murphy
Philip LeStrange Frank
a Deputy
John Lithgow Walter Burns
Beverly May Mrs. Grant
Bill McCutcheon Mr. Pincus
Bernie McInerney Endicott
Deirdre O'Connell Mollie Malloy
Richard Peterson A Policeman
Michael Rothhaar Carl
a Deputy
Raymond Serra Diamond Louis
Richard B. Shull Sheriff Hartman
Paul Stolarsky Earl Williams
Charles Stransky Wilson
Richard Thomas Hildy Johnson
Herald Examiner
Jack Wallace Woodenshoes Eichorn
Jeff Weiss Bensinger
Lee Wilkof Schwartz
Daily News
Trey Wilson McCue
City Press
Mary Catherine Wright Jennie
Understudies: Amanda Carlin (Mollie Malloy, Peggy Grant), Anita Dangler (Jennie, Mrs. Grant), Patrick Garner (Carl, Earl Williams, Frank, Mr. Pincus), Philip LeStrange (Endicott, McCue, Murphy, Wilson), Richard Peterson (Bensinger, Kruger, Schwartz, Tony) and Michael Rothhaar (A Policeman, Diamond Louis, Hildy Johnson, Woodenshoes Eichorn)
Tony Award®
 1987 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Tony Walton
 1987 Best Revival [nominee]
Produced by Lincoln Center Theater (Gregory Mosher: Artistic Director; Bernard Gersten: Executive Producer)
Drama Desk Award
 1987 Outstanding Set Design [nominee]
Scenic Design by Tony Walton