The Increased Difficulty of Concentration

Name: Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
Address: 150 West 65th Street, New York, NY 10023
Note: At the time this production played the theater was known as the Forum Theater.
Production Information
Number of performances: 28
Opening date: December 4, 1969
Closing date: December 27, 1969
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center Producer
Jules Irving Artistic Director
Robert Symonds Associate Director
Vaclav Havel Playwright
Vera Blackwell Translation
Mel Shapiro Director
David Mitchell Set Designer
David Mitchell Costume Designer
Pril Smiley Delson Sound Designer
James Sullivan Hair Designer
Susan Bloch Press Representative
Sedgwick Clark Press Representative
Jan Henry James Press Representative
Martin Herzer Stage Manager
Patrick Horrigan Stage Manager
Jane Ward Stage Manager

Actor Role
George Bartenieff Mr. Beck
Jacqueline Brookes Renata
Leora Dana Dr. Anna Balcar
Alix Elias Blanka
Harold Gould Dr. Eduard Huml
Jane Hoffman Vlasta Huml
Sam Schacht Karel Kriebl
Sam Umani Emil Machal
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1970 Obie Award, Distinguished Performance Harold Gould Actor
2 WON 1970 Obie Award, Distinguished Play Vaclav Havel Playwright