To Be Or Not To Be

To Be Or Not To Be
Theatre: Samuel J Friedman
Status: Closed
(September 16, 2008 - November 16, 2008 )
  • Preview: September 16, 2008
  • Open: October 14, 2008
  • Close: November 16, 2008
Play - World Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs

At the Polski Theatre in 1939 Warsaw, Joseph and Maria Tura are about to open yet another smash with their theatrical troupe, but as the German invasion gets underway, the theatre is closed by the censors, forcing the troupe to face desperate times. When a handsome young bomber pilot enlists their help to catch a spy, what is a group of actors to do?

For The Record:

"To Be Or Not To Be" is based on the 1942 film of the same name starring Carole Lombard and Jack Benny. A 1983 remake starred Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft, with screenplay by Thomas Meehan & Ronny Graham and Directed by Alan Johnson.

Total Gross: $1,166,048
Average Weekly Gross: $129,561
Total Gross Potential: 27%
Total Attendance: 21,960
Average Weekly Attendance: 47%

Staff & Creative Team

Casting Director:

David Caparelliotis at MelCap Casting

Advertising Representative:

SPOTCo

Press Agent:

Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Production Stage Manager:

Charles Means

Author:

Nick Whitby

Director:

Casey Nicholaw

Settings:

Anna Louizos

Costumes:

Gregg Barnes

Lighting:

Howell Binkley

Cast

Josef 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Maria 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Rowicz 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Grunberg 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Sobinksy 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Dowasz 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Colonel Erhard 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Anna 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008
Eva 09/16/2008 - 11/16/2008