The Elephant Man

Name: Theatre at St. Peter's Church
Address: 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Production Information
Number of performances: 73
Opening date: January 14, 1979
Closing date: March 18, 1979
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Academy Producer
Richmond Crinkley Producer
Bernard Pomerance Playwright
Jack Hofsiss Director
David Jenkins Set Designer
Julie Weiss Costume Designer
Beverly Emmons Lighting Designer
Craig Macdonald Press Representative
Pat DeRousie Production Stage Manager
Dennis Creaghan Stage Manager

Actor Role
Philip Anglim John Merrick
Richard Clarke Carr Gomm/ Conductor
Jarlath Conroy Pinhead Manager/ London Policeman/ Will/ Earl/ Lord John
Kevin Conway Frederick Treves/ Belgian Policeman
Dennis Creaghan Orderly
Jean DeBaer Pinhead/ Miss Sandwich/ Countess/ Princess Alexandra
David Hess Cellist
I.M. Hobson Ross/ Bishop Walsham How/ Snork
Carole Shelley Mrs. Kendal/ Pinhead
Jarlath Conroy John Merrick UNDERSTUDY
Dennis Creaghan Ross/ Bishop Walsham How/ Snork/ Frederick Treves/ Belgian Policeman/ Pinhead Manager/ London Policeman/ Will/ Earl/ Lord John UNDERSTUDY
Jean DeBaer Mrs. Kendal/ Pinhead UNDERSTUDY
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1979 Drama Critics' Circle Award, Best Play Bernard Pomerance Playwright
2 WON 1979 Hewes Design Award, Lighting Design Beverly Emmons Lighting Designer
3 WON 1979 Hewes Design Award, Scenic Design David Jenkins Set Designer
4 WON 1979 Obie Award, Playwriting Bernard Pomerance Playwright
5 WON 1979 Obie Award, Direction Jack Hofsiss Director
6 WON 1979 Obie Award, Performance Philip Anglim Actor
7 WON 1979 Theatre World Award Philip Anglim Actor
At the time this production played the theatre was known as Theatre of St. Peter's Church. The Academy was the producing arm of ANTA (American National Theatre Academy). This production transferred to the Booth Theatre on Broadway on April 19, 1979 and ran for 916 performances. It closed on June 28, 1981.