TitleThe Good Person of Sichuan
AuthorBrecht, Bertolt
Author TwoHoffman, Michael (translated by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night11/18/1989
Press Night11/28/1989
Closing Night3/31/1990
Performance Length3 hours, 15 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsCritics' Circle for Best Actress (Fiona Shaw)
Olivier for Actress of the Year (Fiona Shaw)
Number of Performances70
Performer Roles
ROLE120097Paterson; BillWang, a water-seller
ROLE120098Valentine; GrahamFirst God
ROLE120099Segal; JeffreyThird God
ROLE120100Shaw; Fiona (1959-)Shen Te
ROLE120102Engel; SusanWidow Shin
ROLE120103Colverd; SusanThe Wife
ROLE120104Stewart; BillThe Husband
ROLE120105Schneider; DavidThe Nephew
ROLE120107Woodington; AlbieThe Unemployed Man
ROLE120108Bremmer; RichardLin To, a carpenter
ROLE120109Hurley; ColinThe Brother
ROLE120110Peebles; AlisonThe Sister-in-Law
ROLE120111Simon; CharlesThe Grandfather
ROLE120112Gregor; SimonThe Boy
ROLE120113McDade; SandyThe Niece
ROLE120114McGugan; StuartThe Policeman
ROLE120115Postlethwaite; PeteYang Sun, an unemployed airman
ROLE120116Henfrey; JanetMrs Mi Tzu, a tobacco merchant
ROLE120117Quitak; OscarShu Fu, a barber
ROLE120118Charles; MariaMrs Yang Sun, Sun's mother
ROLE120119Choo; SpeedyNi Tzu, a child
ROLE120120Lee; MeganNi Tzu, a child
ROLE120121Slade; NicolaCitizen of Sichuan
ROLE143345The CompanyOld Prostitute / Waiter / Priest / Passers-by
ROLE106767Fabeck; WalterKeyboards
ROLE119015Roach; DavidSaxophone
ROLE143344Harbour; EdwardSecond God
ROLE107931Jansson; JohnKeyboards
Creative Roles
ROLE103319Brecht; Bertolt (1898-1956)Playwright
ROLE104429Hofmann; MichaelTranslator
ROLE104430Warner; DeborahDirector
ROLE116865Blane; SueDesigner
ROLE105998Muldowney; DominicMusic
ROLE116248Kalman; JeanLighting
ROLE118020Clayton; MikeSound
ROLE117844Peat; Andrew / AndyProduction Manager
ROLE105840Walmsley; LesleyDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE119359Atkinson; MichaelAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE109363Rowland; ChristineCostume Supervisor
ROLE106496Rhodes; GuyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE105842Rowland; BrewyeenAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE120096Basketter; SimonDesign Assistant
ROLE113929Libbert; NeilProduction Photographer
ROLE117302Mayhew; MichaelDesigner of Poster and Programme Cover
ROLE118050Towler; RoseProgramme Designer
ROLE107569Jansson; JohnMusical Director
ROLE106247Heimfeld; LeonaStaff Director
ROLE120041Bryant; CourtneyStage Manager
RNT/PP/1/3/145The Good Person of Sichuan28 November 1989Olivier Programmes
PC/1/4The Good Person of Sichuan1989Set Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/444The Good Person of SichuanNovember 1989 - April 1990Press Production Review Files
RNT/SM/2/4/65The Good Person of Sichuan1989 - 1990Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PR/2/2/237Debuts for Steven Berkoff and Deborah Warner at The National [draft]15 August 1989Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PP/5/216The Good Person of Sichuan1989Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/SM/1/309The Good Person of Sichuan1989Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/3/335The Good Person of Sichuan1989Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/1/3/146The Good Person of Sichuan28 November 1989Olivier Programmes
RNT/PP/2/3/115The Good Person of Sichuan28 November 1989Olivier Posters
RNT/PP/2/3/116The Good Person of Sichuan28 November 1989Olivier Posters
RNT/PO/3/1/117The Good Person of Sichuan1989Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/CO/1/254The Good Person of Sichuan1989Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/2/2/259The Good Person of Sichuanc.1989Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/R/1/4/3/83The Good Person of Sichuan1989Postcards
RNT/PP/3/9/2/63The Good Person of Sichuan1989Olivier Cast Lists
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