Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Play - Original

Belasco Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 2, 1984
  • Opening Date: November 15, 1984
  • Closing Date: December 1, 1984
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 20

Playwright: Dario Fo

Synopsis

In Dario Fo's political farce, inspired by a true incident, an imposter labeled the Fool impersonates a judge who has multiple guilty defendants on his hands, causing constant chaos in a police station.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jonathan Pryce in Accidental Death of an Anarchist Jonathan Pryce The Fool
Gerry Bamman in Accidental Death of an Anarchist Gerry Bamman Inspector Bertozzo
Joe Grifasi in Accidental Death of an Anarchist Joe Grifasi Captain Pisani
Bill Irwin in Accidental Death of an Anarchist Bill Irwin The Sergeant
Patti LuPone in Accidental Death of an Anarchist Patti LuPone The Reporter
Raymond Serra Chief Bellati
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Dario Fo Writer
  Douglas C. Wager Director
  Karl Eigsti Scenic Design
  Patricia Zipprodt Costume Design
Allen Lee Hughes Allen Lee Hughes Lighting Design
  Joseph Dal Corso Hair Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Play Jonathan Pryce Nominee
 
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