Drama - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

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  • First Preview: February 20, 1981
  • Opening Date: March 19, 1981
  • Closing Date: March 28, 1981
  • Previews: 31
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Edward Albee


A European college professor becomes obsessed with a vulgar American woman's 12-year-old daughter, leading to a cross-country odyssey involving marriage, murder and intrigue in Edward Albee's adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's novel.


Opening Night Cast

Donald Sutherland Humbert Humbert
Blanche Baker Lolita
Clive Revill Clare Quilty
Ian Richardson in Lolita Ian Richardson A Certain Gentleman
Shirley Stoler Charlotte
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Opening Night Production Credits

Edward Albee Edward Albee Writer
  Frank Dunlop Director
  William Ritman Scenic Design
  Nancy Potts Costume Design
  David F. Segal Lighting Design
  Gerry Leddy Hair Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1980 - 1981

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