Invitation to a Beheading

Name: Joseph Papp Public Theater/ Anspacher Theater
Address: 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Production Information
Number of performances: 67
Opening date: March 8, 1969
Closing date: May 4, 1969
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Producer
Joseph Papp Producer
Gerald Freedman Artistic Director
Bernard Gersten Associate Producer
Vladimir Nabokov Playwright
Russell McGrath Adaptation
John Morris Music
Ming Cho Lee Set Designer
Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Designer
Martin Aronstein Lighting Designer
Merle Debuskey Press Representative
Faith Geer Press Representative
Michael Chambers Stage Manager
Dean Compton Stage Manager
Andrew Mihok Production Manager

Actor Role
Joseph Bova M'sieur Pierre
Janet Dowd Cecilia C
Charles Durning Rodicon the Turnkey
John Glennon Brother-in-Law/ Minister of Deconstruction
Eloise Harris Emmie
John Heffernan Cincinnatus the Prisoner
Susan McArthur Old Lady/ Minister of Propriety
Irwin Pearl Brother-in-Law/ Secretary of Re-education
Robert Ronan Rodrig
Steven Shaw Librarian
John Svar Roman
Stephen Temperley Young Man/ Secretary of Impentrability
Susan Tyrrell Marthe
Frederic Warriner Father-in-Law/ Minister of Opacity
Adapted from the novel by Vladimir Nabokov.