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Cafe Crown   

 
Brooks Atkinson Theatre , (2/18/1989 - 3/26/1989)
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Opening Date:Feb 18, 1989   
Closing Date:Mar 26, 1989 Total Performances:42

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The Cafe Crown, Second Avenue and 12th Street in New York City. An Autumn Evening. 1940.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; Arthur Rubin: Vice-President)
Produced by LeFrak Entertainment, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak, James L. Nederlander and Arthur Rubin
Originally produced by The New York Shakespeare Festival (Joseph Papp, Producer)
Written by Hy Kraft
Directed by Martin Charnin
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto; Costume Design by Santo Loquasto; Lighting Design by Richard Nelson; Sound Consultant: Peter Fitzgerald; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley
General Manager: Joseph Harris and Peter T. Kulok
Production Stage Manager: Thomas A. Kelly; Stage Manager: Lisa Buxbaum; Technical Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris Associates
Casting: Rosemarie Tichler and Nancy Piccione; Press Representative: Shirley Herz Associates and Richard Kornberg & Associates; Advertising: Weiner Associates; Photographer: Martha Swope
Cast
Bob Dishy Hymie
Anne Jackson Anna Cole
Eli Wallach David Cole
Walter Bobbie George Burton
David Carroll Walter
Marilyn Cooper Ida Polan
Fyvush Finkel Sam
George Guidall Toplitz
David Margulies Mendel Polan
Sidney Armus Beggar
Florist
Western Union Messenger
Carl Don Lipsky
Felix Fibich Kaplan
Tresa Hughes Mrs. Perlman
Mitchell Jason Looie
Jack Kenny Rubin
Bernie Passeltiner Jacobson
Laura Sametz Norma Cole
Steven Skybell Lester Freed
Understudies: Jack Aaron (Beggar, Florist, Jacobson, Mendel Polan, Rubin, Western Union Messenger), Sidney Armus (Toplitz), Susan Bruce (Norma Cole), Maggie Burke (Ida Polan, Mrs. Perlman), George Guidall (David Cole), Tresa Hughes (Anna Cole), Jack Kenny (George Burton, Lester Freed, Walter), Bernie Passeltiner (Kaplan, Lipsky, Looie) and Maurice Shrog (Hymie, Sam)
Tony Award®
winner 1989 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Santo Loquasto
 1989 Best Revival [nominee]
Produced by LeFrak Entertainment, James M. Nederlander, Francine LeFrak, James L. Nederlander and Arthur Rubin
Drama Desk Award
 1989 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Fyvush Finkel
winner 1989 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Santo Loquasto