The Rules of the Game

Play - Revival

Helen Hayes Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 5, 1974
  • Opening Date: December 12, 1974
  • Closing Date: December 21, 1974
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Luigi Pirandello


A man attempts to avenge a perceived insult to his wife in this play, which is the show the actors rehearse in Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author.


Opening Night Cast

Glenn Close in The Rules of the Game Glenn Close Neighbor
David Dukes Guido Venanzi
George Ede Filippo
Joel Fabiani Barelli
Clarence Felder Neighbor
Peter Friedman in The Rules of the Game Peter Friedman Marquis Miglioriti
Munson Hicks in The Rules of the Game Munson Hicks Meme
Nicholas Hormann Coco
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Luigi Pirandello Writer
  William Murray Writer
  Stephen Porter Director
  Douglas Higgins Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
Ken Billington Ken Billington Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play David Dukes Nominee
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