Teibele and Her Demon

Play - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

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  • First Preview: December 6, 1979
  • Opening Date: December 16, 1979
  • Closing Date: January 6, 1980
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 25

Playwright: Eve Friedman, Isaac Bashevis Singer


A woman who was deserted by her husband and is forbidden by law to remarry is courted by a suitor who poses as a demon.


Opening Night Cast

F. Murray Abraham in Teibele and Her Demon F. Murray Abraham Alchonon
Laura Esterman Teibele
Lee Lawson Genendel
Ron Perlman Beadle Treitel
Barry Primus Menasha
Stefan Schnabel Rabbi
Stephan Mark Weyte Beadle Leib
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Isaac Bashevis Singer Writen
  Eve Friedman Writer
  Stephen Kanee Director
Desmond Heeley Desmond Heeley Scenic Design
Desmond Heeley Desmond Heeley Costume Design
Duane Schuler Duane Schuler Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1979 - 1980

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Actor in a Play   Nominee
1980 Outstanding Lighting Design Duane Schuler Nominee
1980 Outstanding Music in a Play Richard Peaslee Nominee
1980 Outstanding New Play   Nominee
1980 Outstanding Sound Design Richard Peaslee Nominee
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