The National Health

- Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 20, 1974
  • Opening Date: October 10, 1974
  • Closing Date: November 23, 1974
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 53

Playwright: Peter Nichols


The experiences of the inhabitants of a British hospital are treated satirically by Peter Nichols.


Opening Night Cast

Emery Battis Mackie
Louis Beachner Flagg
John Braden Loach
Shirley Bryan Dr. Bird
Carlos Carrasco Nurses and Orderlies
Veronica Castang Sister McPhee
Olivia Cole Nurse Lake
David Derosa Nurses and Orderlies
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter Nichols Writer
  Terrence Sherman Original Music
  Arvin Brown Director
  Virginia Dancy Webb Scenic Design
  Whitney Blausen Costume Design
  Ronald Wallace Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Louis Beachner Nominee
1975 Outstanding New Play (Foreign)   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Direction of a Play Arvin Brown Nominee
1975 Featured Actor in a Play Leonard Frey Nominee
1975 Play   Nominee
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