Strider: The Story of a Horse

Name: Westside Theatre/ Upstairs
Address: 407 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Information
Number of performances: 189
Opening date: May 31, 1979
Closing date: November 11, 1979
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Chelsea Theatre Center Producer
Robert Kalfin Producing Director
Leo Tolstoy Original Author
Mark Razovsky Adaptation
Uri Riashentev Lyricist
Mark Razovsky Composer
S. Vetkin Composer
Norman L. Berman Additional Music
Steve Brown New Lyrics
Steve Brown New Version
Robert Kalfin New Version
Tamara Bering Sunguroff Translation
Lynne Gannaway Director
Robert Kalfin Director
Norman L. Berman Musical Director
Andrew Marley Costume Designer
Robby Monk Lighting Designer
Gary Harris Sound Designer
Wolfgang Roth Scenic Consultant
Zoya Wyeth Production Stage Manager
Norman L. Berman Conductor
Norman L. Berman Musical Arrangements
Norman L. Berman Vocal Arrangements
Guy Klucevsek Accordian
Paul Kreshka Percussion
Norman L. Berman Piano
Bill Tynes Violin
Elinor Fuchs Consultant

Actor Role
Steven Blane Actor/ Gypsy
Katherine Mary Brown Actor
John Brownlee Actor
Pamela Burrell Actor/ Viazapurihka/ Mathieu/ Marie
Roger DeKoven Vaska/ Mr. Winningstone
Nina Dova Actor/ Gypsy
Igors Gavon Actor/ Feofan/ Fritz
Gordon Gould Actor/ Prince Sepuhofsky
Evan Handler Actor/ Bet Taker
Benjamin Hendrickson Actor/ Count Bobrinsky/ Darling/ Lieutenant
Gerald Hiken Actor/ Strider
Tad Ingram Actor
Nancy Kawalek Actor
Jeannine Khoutieff Actor
Skip Lawing Actor/ Groom
Ronnie Newman Actor/ General/ Anouncer
Karen Trott Actor/ Gypsy
Charles Walker Actor/ Vendor
Katherine Mary Brown Actor/ Viazapurihka/ Mathieu/ Marie UNDERSTUDY
John Brownlee Actor/ Feofan/ Fritz UNDERSTUDY
Igors Gavon Vaska/ Mr. Winningstone UNDERSTUDY
Evan Handler Actor/ Groom UNDERSTUDY
Benjamin Hendrickson Actor/ Prince Sepuhofsky UNDERSTUDY
Tad Ingram Actor/ General/ Anouncer/ Strider UNDERSTUDY
Skip Lawing Actor/ Count Bobrinsky/ Darling/ Lieutenant UNDERSTUDY
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1980 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Music in a Play Norman L. Berman Additional Music
2 WON 1980 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Sound Design in a Play Norman L. Berman Additional Music
3 WON 1980 Outer Critics Circle Award, Best Performance Gerald Hiken Actor
At the time this production played the theatre was known as the Chelsea Theatre Center. STRIDER: THE STORY OF A HORSE transferred to the Helen Hayes Theatre on Broadway on November 11, 1979.