Play - Revival

Shubert Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 25, 1966
  • Opening Date: May 3, 1966
  • Closing Date: June 11, 1966
  • Previews: 9
  • Performances: 47

Playwright: Anton Chekhov


In Anton Chekhov's 1887 drama, a man attempts to escape his dying wife by playing cards with an attractive young woman on a nearby estate, ultimately becoming disgusted at his own conduct.


Opening Night Cast

John Gielgud in Ivanov John Gielgud Nikolai Ivanov
Vivien Leigh in Ivanov Vivien Leigh Anna Petrovna
Edward Atienza Count Matvyei Shabyelski
Helen Christie Marfusha Babakina
Roland Culver Pavel Lebedev
Dillon Evans Kosykh
Ethel Griffies Avdotya Nazarovna
Jennifer Hilary Sasha
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Opening Night Production Credits

Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov Writer
John Gielgud John Gielgud Director
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Scenic Design
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Costume Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
  Phil Leto Hair Stylist
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Actor in a Play Roland Culver Nominee
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