Balm in Gilead

Name: Circle Repertory Theatre
Address: 99 7th Avenue South, New York, NY 10014
Production Details
Opening date: May 31, 1984
Closing date: January 6, 1985
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Circle Repertory Company Producer
Steppenwolf Theatre Company Producer
B. Rodney Marriott Artistic Director
Marshall W. Mason Artistic Director
Richard Frankel Managing Director
Lanford Wilson Playwright
John Malkovich Director
Kevin Rigdon Set Designer
Glenne Headly Costume Designer
Kevin Rigdon Lighting Designer
John Malkovich Sound Designer
Brent Peek Productions General Manager
Ann Abrams Press Representative
Leslie Anderson Press Representative
Bert Fink Press Representative
Ted Killmer Press Representative
Fred Nathan Press Representative
Anne Marie Paolucci Stage Manager
Teri McClure Production Stage Manager
Kate Stewart Production Manager
Jim Fainberg Technical Supervisor
Chuck London Media Sound Supervisor
Stewart Werner Sound Supervisor
Taryn Trappe Wardrobe
Hughes/Moss Casting

Actor Role
Betsy Aidem Kay
Tanya Berezin Bonnie
Paul Butler John
Adam Davidson Child
Eben Davidson Child
Debra Engle Babe
Giancarlo Esposito Ernesto
Glenne Headly Ann
Erinnisse Heuer Child
Jonathan Hogan Martin
Tom Irwin Stranger
Terry Kinney Fick
Samantha Kostmayer Child
Zane Lasky Frank
Charlotte Maier Judy
Bruce McCarty Bob
James McDaniel Tig
Laurie Metcalf Darlene
Billie Neal Rust
Burke Pearson Al
Lazaro Perez Carlo
Jeff Perry Franny
James Pickens Jr. Rake
Karen Sederholm Terry
Gary Sinise Dopey
Danton Stone Joe
Brian Tarantina David
Mick Weber Tim
Tom Zanarini Xavier
Giancarlo Esposito Bob / Martin UNDERSTUDY
David Fellows N/A UNDERSTUDY
Terry Kinney Dopey / Stranger UNDERSTUDY
Bruce McCarty Joe UNDERSTUDY
S. Epatha Merkerson N/A UNDERSTUDY
Mario A. Moreno N/A UNDERSTUDY
Lazaro Perez Frank / Xavier UNDERSTUDY
James Pickens Jr. Franny / Tig UNDERSTUDY
Michael Rispoli N/A UNDERSTUDY
Karen Sederholm Darlene / Babe UNDERSTUDY
Brian Tarantina Fick UNDERSTUDY
Lynne Thigpen Ann / Judy / Rust UNDERSTUDY
Replacement Credits

Actor Role
Joseph Adams Stranger
Steven Bauer Tig
Doug Gould David
Francis Guinan Franny
Jacob Harran David
Jacob Harran Franny
Mark Margolis Frank
S. Epatha Merkerson Bonnie
D.W. Moffett Stranger
Mario A. Moreno Carlo
Mario A. Moreno Rake
Lazaro Perez Frank
James Pickens Jr. Tig
Vincent Spano Tig / Joe
Lynne Thigpen Ann / Bonnie
Joseph Adams Stranger UNDERSTUDY
Margaret Gibson N/A UNDERSTUDY
Doug Gould David UNDERSTUDY
Jacob Harran Franny UNDERSTUDY
Steven Marcus N/A UNDERSTUDY
Vincent Spano Joe UNDERSTUDY

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Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1985 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Director of a Play John Malkovich Director
2 WON 1985 Obie Award, Performance Laurie Metcalf Actor
3 WON 1985 Obie Award, Direction John Malkovich Director
4 WON 1985 Outer Critics Circle Award, Best Director John Malkovich Director
5 WON 1985 Theatre World Award Laurie Metcalf Actor
This production transferred to the Minetta Lane Theatre, where it opened on September 6, 1984.