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A Small Family Business   

Music Box Theatre, (4/27/1992 - 6/07/1992)
First Preview: Mar 31, 1992 Total Previews: 30
Opening Date: Apr 27, 1992    
Closing Date: Jun 07, 1992 Total Performances: 48

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Sitting room, kitchen, hall, landing, bathroom and bedroom in the houses of various member of the family over 1 week.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Estate of Irving Berlin and The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Weissman Productions, Inc. and Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Managing Director); Associate Producer: Roger Alan Gindi
Written by Alan Ayckbourn; Incidental music by Jake Holmes
Directed by Lynne Meadow
Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski; Sound Design by Tom Sorce; Hair Design by John Quaglia
Executive Producer: Barry Grove; MTC General Manager: Victoria Bailey; General Manager: Gindi Theatrical Management; Company Manager: Peter Bogyo
Production Stage Manager: James Harker; Stage Manager: John M. Atherlay; Production Manager: Michael R. Moody; Technical Supervisor: Fred J. Gallo, Jr.
Fight direction by J. Allen Suddeth; Casting: Donna Isaacson and Randy Carrig; General Press Representative: Helene Davis; MTC Associate Artistic Director: Michael Bush; Dialect Consultant: Elizabeth Smith; Italian Consultant: Emma Marciano and Joseph Siravo; Advertising: Grey Entertainment & Media
Brian MurrayJack McCracken
a businessman
Mark ArnottCliff
Jack's brother
J. Weak BeerLotario Rivetti
an Italian businessman
Amelia CampbellSamantha
Jack's younger daughter
Jane CarrPoppy
Jack's wife
Patricia ConollyHarriet
Desmond's wife
John CurlessDesmond
Jack's brother-in-law
Barbara GarrickTina
Jack's elder daughter
Anthony HealdBenedict Hough
a private investigator
Thomas HillKen Ayres
Jack's father-in-law
Abe JerkewGiorgio Rivetti
an Italian businessman
Patricia KilgarriffYvonne Doggett
Harriet's sister
Jeré KwabéOrlando Rivetti
an Italian businessman
Caroline LagerfeltAnita
Cliff's wife
Robert StantonRoy Ruston
Tina's husband
Jeb E. WakerVincenzo Rivetti
an Italian businessman
Jake WeberUmberto Rivetti
an Italian businessman
Understudies: John Curless (Jack McCracken), Edmund C. Davys (Benedict Hough, Cliff, Giorgio Rivetti, Lotario Rivetti, Orlando Rivetti, Roy Ruston, Umberto Rivetti, Vincenzo Rivetti), Philip LeStrange (Desmond, Jack McCracken, Ken Ayres), Kari McGee (Samantha, Tina) and Robin Moseley (Anita, Harriet, Poppy, Yvonne Doggett)
Tony Award®
 1992 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  John Lee Beatty
Drama Desk Award
 1992 Outstanding New Play [nominee] 
 Produced by Weissman Productions, Inc. and Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Managing Director) ;  Written by Alan Ayckbourn
 1992 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Brian Murray