Nathan the Wise

Name: East 13th Street/CSC Theatre
Address: 136 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Details
First performance date: March 24, 2016
Opening date: April 13, 2016
Closing date: May 1, 2016
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
Jerusalem, 1192. Muslims, Christians and Jews live side by side thanks to a fragile truce that could collapse at any moment. As the tension mounts a question arises from the ruling Sultan: “which religion is the one most beloved by God?” Nathan, a pious Jewish merchant, is charged with answering this question to help secure the continued safety of his people. Next to Shylock, Nathan the Wise is perhaps the greatest Jewish character in all of Western dramatic literature. Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham returns to CSC after his critically-acclaimed portrayal of Galileo, adding Nathan to his illustrious gallery of revelatory portrayals.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Classic Stage Company Producer
John Doyle Artistic Director
Jeff Griffin Managing Director
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing Playwright
Edward Kemp Adaptation
Brian Kulick Director
Tony Straiges Set Designer
Anita Yavich Costume Designer
Joe Novak Lighting Designer
Matt Stine Sound Designer
Jenny O'Donnell Assistant Costume Designer
Emma Wilk Assistant Sound Designer
Blair Mielnik Associate Set Designer
Christina Watanabe Associate Lighting Designer
Justin West Projection Designer
John C. Hume General Manager
The Publicity Office Press Representative
Kristin M. Herrick Production Stage Manager
Melanie J. Lisby Assistant Stage Manager
Amber Mathis Production Manager
Glenn Wright Technical Director
Andrew Diaz Prop Master
Maggie Luther Wardrobe
Calleri Casting Casting

Actor Role
F. Murray Abraham Nathan the Wise
George Abud Al-Hafi
Austin Durant Saladin
John Christopher Jones Brother
Shiva Kalaiselvan Sittah
Caroline Lagerfelt Daya / Patriarch
Erin Neufer Rachel
Stark Sands Templar

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Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2016 Hewes Design Award, Costume Design Anita Yavich Costume Designer