Uncle Vanya

Drama - Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: May 21, 1973
  • Opening Date: June 4, 1973
  • Closing Date: July 28, 1973
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 64

Playwright: Anton Chekhov


Longtime academic Vanya comes to question his devotion to an aging professor, whose wife Vanya loves even as she is drawn to the enigmatic doctor Astrov, in Anton Chekhov's 1897 play.


Opening Night Cast

Conrad Bain Ilya Ilyich Telegin
Julie Christie Yelena Andreyevna
Lillian Gish Maryina
Barnard Hughes Alexander Vladimirovich Serebryakov
Cathleen Nesbitt Maria Vasilyevna Voinitskaya
George C. Scott Mikhail lvovich Astrov
Nicol Williamson Ivan Petrovich Voinitsky
Elizabeth Wilson Sofya Alexandrovna
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Opening Night Production Credits

Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov Writer
  Albert Todd Translated by
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Translated by
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director
Tony Walton Tony Walton Production Design
  Jules Fisher Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1974 Outstanding Performance Nicol Williamson Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1974 Actor in a Play George C. Scott Nominee
1974 Actor in a Play Nicol Williamson Nominee
1974 Direction of a Play Mike Nichols Nominee
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