TitleGhetto
AuthorSobol, Joshua
Author TwoLan, David (in a version by)
Author ThreeSams, Jeremy (songs translated and music arranged by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night4/20/1989
Press Night4/27/1989
Closing Night11/9/1989
Performance Length3 hours (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsEvening Standard Drama Award for Best Play, Best Director
Critics' Circle for Best New Play, Best Director;
Olivier for Designer of the Year (Bob Crowley)
Olivier nominations for Director of the Year (Nicholas Hytner), Outstanding Performance of the Year in a Supporting Role (Linda Kerr Scott), BBC Award for the Play of the Year
Number of Performances82
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE120276Armstrong; ChristopherGestapo Guard / Jewish police officer
ROLE120277Addy; MarkJewish police officer / Yankel Polikanski, a black marketeer
ROLE120278Bedford; MelvynGestapo Guard / Jewish police officer
ROLE120280Lockyer; MarkJewish police officer / Elia Geivish, a black-marketeer
ROLE120281Pritchard; GlynYitzhok Geivish, a black marketeer / Jewish police officer
ROLE120283Byrne; Toby EGestapo Guard
ROLE120284McIntyre; CiaranGestapo Guard
ROLE120285Cullen; JonathanSrulik, ventriloquist and director
ROLE120286Jennings; AlexKittel, SS Officer / Dr Paul
ROLE120287Scott; Linda KerrDjigan, the Dummy
ROLE120288Friedman; MariaHayyah, a singer
ROLE120289Woodvine; JohnGens, Chief of Jewish Police
ROLE120290O'Donnell; AnthonyWeiskopf, a tailor
ROLE120291Jesson; PaulKruk, Ghetto librarian
ROLE120292Kaye; IvanDessler, Jewish police officer / Sasha Molevsky
ROLE120293Schenider; DavidYosef Gerstein, the Hassid and Rabbi
ROLE120294Scott; NicolaJudith Azra, the woman
ROLE120295Pleasence; AngelaOomah Orshevskaya, Dr Weiner
ROLE120296Rumney; JonYitshok Elmis, Dr Gottlieb
ROLE120297Blane; NicholasAvrom Bliakher, the Judge
ROLE120298Shavin; LauraLuba Grodzenski, a black-marketeer
ROLE120299Stone-Fewings; JoAlexander Gertner, trumpeter
ROLE120300Butterworth; SandraSonia Grudberg
ROLE120301Burnett; SandyShabse Gottlib, a bass player
ROLE120302Asriev; VladimirHaikin, a violinist
ROLE120303McKenna; GedYakob Iris
ROLE120304Stanford; JillHelena Lares
ROLE120305Jay; John FitzgeraldYitzhok Lipovsk / Jewish police officer
ROLE120306Beamish; OliverShmuel Madelblit, a trumpeter
ROLE120307Sim; JudithNemi Nadir, violinist / Ghetto Company Member
ROLE120308Sellers; TrevorBaruch Natan / Jewish police officer
ROLE120309O'Connor; MichaelYakob Nemi, a guitarist
ROLE120310Shepherd; MerlinMoishe Norvid, a saxophonist
ROLE120311Hill; JenniferLead Rudkov
ROLE120312Roach; DavidZigmund Samberg, a clarinettist
ROLE120313Woodhams; KeithHenry Taytlboym, a trombonist
ROLE120314Greene; BrianAvrom Valter, an accordionist
ROLE120315Burn; Tam DeanAvrom Wittenberg
ROLE120316McDade; SandyPolia Wittenberg
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE106074Sobol; JoshuaWriter
ROLE103977Lan; DavidAdaptor
ROLE106075Sams; JeremyLyrics translation and arrangement
ROLE109358Crowley; BobDesigner
ROLE106610Gibson; JaneDirector of Movement
ROLE110063Hersey; DavidLighting
ROLE120273Burnett; SandyMusic Director
ROLE104866Rankin; AlisonStage Manager
ROLE116095Maccoy; PeterAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE118021Brooks; SachaAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE120274Rogers; TerriAdviser on Ventriloquism
ROLE120096Basketter; SimonDesign Assistant
ROLE120275Waterman; AntonyDesign Assistant
ROLE107896Barda; CliveProduction Photographer
ROLE118134Moore; TimPoster / Programme Cover Designer
ROLE118023Mayhew; MichaelProgramme Designer
ROLE118050Towler; RoseProgramme Designer
ROLE110405Wax; DerekStaff Director
ROLE117264Suffling; JaneDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE106775Borkum; RichardSound Designer
ROLE105844Seaman; MarkAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE109363Rowland; ChristineCostume Supervisor
ROLE128720Hytner; Sir; Nicholas (1956-)Director
Catalogue
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RNT/PP/2/3/112Ghetto27 April 1989Olivier Posters
RNT/SM/1/358Ghetto1989Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/4/1/429GhettoDecember 1988 - November 1990Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/1/3/141Ghetto27 April 1989Olivier Programmes
RNT/SM/2/4/64Ghetto1989Olivier Show Reports
PC/1/3Ghetto1989Set Photographs
RNT/PR/3/322Ghetto1989Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/1/3/142Ghetto27 April 1989Olivier Programmes
RNT/PP/5/210Ghetto1989Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/CO/1/244Ghetto1989Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PO/3/1/70Ghetto1989Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PR/6/91Ghetto1989Press Exhibition Files
RNT/PR/2/2/258Ghettoc.1989Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PP/3/1/1219891989NT Production related printwork
RNT/R/1/4/3/82Ghetto1989Postcards
RNT/PP/3/9/2/62Ghetto1989Olivier Cast Lists
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