TitleLady in the Dark
AuthorHart, Moss
Author TwoGershwin, Ira (lyrics)
Author ThreeWeill, Kurt (music)
VenueLyttelton Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night3/3/1997
Press Night3/11/1997
Closing Night8/2/1997
Performance Length2 hours, 45 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsEvening Standard Drama Awards for Best Musical
Oliviers for Best Lighting Designer (Rich Fisher), Best Supporting Performance in a Musical (James Dreyfuss)
Olivier nominations for Best Costume Designer (Nicky Gillibrand), Best Actress in a Musical (Maria Friedman), American Express Award for the Best New Musical
Number of Performances63
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE110345Ross; HughDr Alexander Brooks
ROLE110346Collingwood; CharlotteMiss Bowers
ROLE110347Friedman; MariaLiza Elliott
ROLE110348Sendin; AshleighMiss Foster, Liza's secretary
ROLE110349Fox; Lori HaleyMiss Stevens
ROLE110350Cornwell; CharlotteMaggie Grant
ROLE110351Rognlie; SummerAlison Du Bois
ROLE110352Dreyfus; JamesRussel Paxton
ROLE110353Dunbar; AdrianCharley Johnson
ROLE110354Moore; Steven EdwardRandy Curtis
ROLE110355Shelley; PaulKendall Nesbitt
ROLE110356Finch; JeremyBen Butler
ROLE110357Cormican; PeterSuitor / Office staff
ROLE110358Matthews; StephenSuitor / Office staff
ROLE110359Rice; JoeSuitor / Office staff
ROLE110360Smith; DuncanSuitor / Office staff
ROLE110361Wilcox; RussellSuitor / Office staff
ROLE110362Davidson; LouiseHelen, model
ROLE110363Kesselman; MariaRuthie, model
ROLE110364Deigman; EmmaLiza as a child
ROLE110365Goodman; CarlaLiza as a child
ROLE110332Dorrell; Mark WConductor / Keyboards
ROLE110333Collinson; AlexPiano
ROLE107868Hemery; AnnaViolin
ROLE110515Fairbairn; SoniaViolin II
ROLE110335Herbert; JudithCello
ROLE108115Kleinman; JudithDouble Bass
ROLE110336Ruffer; NancyFlute
ROLE110337Bush; MelanieSaxophone / Clarinet
ROLE110338Homer; SarahSaxophone / Clarinet
ROLE110339Carr; SimonOboe / Clarinet / Saxophone
ROLE110340Callaid; AndrewTrumpet
ROLE110341Tribe; AdrianTrumpet
ROLE110342Holloway; TracyTrombone
ROLE110343Rowland; NeilPercussion
ROLE110344Chase; DuncanKeyboard Programming
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE110308Hart; Moss (1904-1961)Writer
ROLE110309Gershwin; Ira (1896-1983)Lyrics
ROLE106649Weill; Kurt (1900-1950)Music
ROLE110310Zambello; FrancescaDirector
ROLE110311Lobel; AdrianneSettings
ROLE110312Gillibrand; NickyCostumes
ROLE109359Fisher; RickLighting
ROLE110313Dorrell; Mark WMusic Director
ROLE110314Sacks, QuinnyChoreographer
ROLE110315Weill; Kurt (1900-1950)Original Orchestrations
ROLE110316Davies; TerryAdapted for smaller ensemble
ROLE110317Collinson; AlexAssistant Music Director
ROLE104643Washington; JoanDialect Coach
ROLE103663Rodenburg; PatsyCompany Voice Work
ROLE110318McClung; BruceMusic and Text Consultant
ROLE105782Groothuis; PaulSound
ROLE110319Relton; PeterStaff Director
ROLE104866Rankin; AlisonStage Manager
ROLE104867Milling; DavidDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE110321Davidson; LouiseDance Captain
ROLE110322Wilcox; RussellCircus Captain
ROLE110323Hurd; LindsayTightrope Consultant
ROLE110324Gandini; SeanJuggling Coach
ROLE110326Burdett: LesleyRehearsal Pianist
ROLE110327Leeman; KevinMusic Management
ROLE110328Harriss; MadelineMusic Management
ROLE110329Kinley; MatthewAssistant Production Manager
ROLE110257Ashmore; CatherineProduction Photographer
ROLE110331Murphy; ClaireCostume Supervisor
ROLE108353Waterman; CarolineCostume Supervisor
ROLE117226Root; CarlAssistant Production Manager
ROLE108350Gordon; EmmaAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE117265Nelson; JeannetteAssistant Voice Coach
ROLE106613Dakin; MarkProduction Manager
ROLE120693Clayton; Laurence / LaurieAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE105166Reddrop; RichardAssistant Stage Manager
Catalogue
Ref_NoTitleDateSeries
RNT/SM/1/409bLady in the Dark1997Prompt Scripts
RNT/SO/2/1/35Lady in the Dark12 April 1997Performance Videos
RNT/PP/5/330Lady in the Dark1997Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/626Lady in the DarkJanuary 1997 - July 1997Press Reviews
RNT/PO/5/255Lady in the Dark1997Set Photographs
RNT/PR/3/479Lady in the Dark1997Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/SM/1/409aLady in the Dark1997Prompt Scripts
RNT/SO/2/2/35Lady in the Dark12 April 1997Performance Videos
RNT/PP/2/2/179Lady in the Dark11 March 1997Lyttelton Posters
RNT/PP/1/2/201Lady in the Dark11 March 1997Lyttelton Programmes
RNT/PP/2/2/180Lady in the Dark11 March 1997Lyttelton Posters
RNT/SM/2/3/138Lady in the Dark1997Lyttelton Show Reports
RNT/PO/2/1/99Lady in the Dark1997Lyttelton Production Office Show Files
RNT/CO/1/371Lady in the Dark1997Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/2/3/172First London production for 'Lady in the Dark'29 January 1996Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/204World premiere of a new play by Peter Gill4 December 1996Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/R/1/4/3/73Lady in the Dark1997Postcards
RNT/PP/3/9/3/105Lady in the Dark1997Lyttelton Cast Lists
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