Project Description

I Am My Own Wife (Broadway)


I Am My Own Wife (Broadway & Tour)

Associate Producer for Doug Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning one-man play I AM MY OWN WIFE, a dramatic play, which opened at the Lyceum Theatre, Broadway on Wednesday, December 3, 2003 and closed on Sunday, October 31, 2004, having grossed USD $8,648,562 during a run of 360 performances and 26 paid previews (previews began on Tuesday, November 11, 2003), with an average ticket price of $48.80.

Produced by Delphi Productions (David Richenthal, Anthony D. Marshall, Charlene T. Marshall, Francis X. Morrisey Jr., John G. Popp, Arthur Richenthal & Toby Simkin); Wife, L.P. and Presented by the Shubert Organization.

Book by Doug Wright; Consultant / Translator by Jeffrey Schneider; Produced by David Richenthal, Anthony D. Marshall and Charlene Marshall; Produced in Association with Playwrights Horizons; Associate Producer: Toby Simkin

Directed by Moisés Kaufman; Set Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Janice Pytel; Sound Design by André Pluess and Artistic Consultant: Susan Lyons

STARRING Jefferson Mays (Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, et al.)

Assistant Set Designer: Shoko Kambara; Assistant Lighting Designer: Ted Sullivan; Associate Sound Designer: Josh Bender-Dubiel; Production Supervisor: Arthur Siccardi; Associate Techincal Supervisor: Fred Phelan; Production Stage Manager: Andrea “Spook” Testani and Nancy Harrington [tour]; Assistant Stage Managed by Thea Bradshaw Gillies and Julie Badauff [tour].

General Managed by Manny Kladitis and Albert Poland [tour]; Company Managed by James Lawson; Management Associate: David Cole, Steve Marquard; Assistant General Manager: Michael Gesele [tour]; Press Representative: Richard Kornberg, Don Summa and Rick Miramontez; Marketing Online by Toby Simkin; Advertising by SPOTCo, Inc., Drew Hodges, Jim Edwards and Jim Aquino; and Opening Night by Tobak-Dantchik Events.

Head Carpenter: Adam Braunstein; Production Electrician: Richie Mortell; Production Props: Mike Pilipski; Head of Props: Steve McDonald; Production Sound Engineer: Tony Poleman; Wardrobe Supervisor: Christel Murdock; Production Assistant: Carol Sullivan; Production Assistant: Jeremy Lewit; Assistant to Mr. Richenthal: Judy Insel; Legal Counsel: Jason BarushDan Wasser and Elliot Brown; Banking by Mary Anne Viafore; Insurance by Marsh USA Inc., Elda Luisi; Payroll by Burton Greenhouse; Accounting by Robert Fried and Elliott Aranstam; Scenery Construction by Atlas Scenic; Lighting Supply by Fourth Phase; Sound Equipment by One Dream;

World premiere produced off-Broadway by Playwrights Horizons and written with support from Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford: Artistic Director, Leslie Marcus: Managing Director); A workshop was presented by La Jolla Playhouse (Des McAnuff, Artistic Director & Terrence Dwyer, Managing Director); A workshop of this play was presented by About Face Theatre (Eric Rosen, Artistic Director). This play was made possible by funds granted to the author through a program supported by Amblin Entertainment Inc.; This play was developed in part with the support of The Sundance Theatre Laboratory; A workshop of this play was presented in association with Museum of Contemporary Art; For their aid in the development of this play, the producers wish to thank Tectonic Theater Project.

“I Am My Own Wife” was on hiatus from 8/30/2004 through 9/6/2004.

Thereafter it toured select cities in the USA and Australia.

I Am My Own Wife AwardsI Am My Own Wife Awards

  • TONY AWARD WINNER for Best Play to Delphi Productions
    (David Richenthal, Anthony D. Marshall, Charlene T. Marshall, Francis X. Morrisey Jr., John G. Popp, Arthur Richenthal & Toby Simkin);
  • TONY AWARD WINNER for Best Actor in a Play to Jefferson Mays;
  • TONY AWARD NOMINATION for Best Direction of a Play to Moisés Kaufman;
  • PULITZER PRIZE for For Drama to Doug Wright;
  • DRAMA DESK AWARD WINNER for Outstanding New Broaday Play to Delphi Productions
    (David Richenthal, Anthony D. Marshall, Charlene T. Marshall, Francis X. Morrisey Jr., John G. Popp, Arthur Richenthal & Toby Simkin);
  • DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION for Outstanding Director Of A Play to Moisés Kaufman;
  • DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION for Outstanding Set Design Of A Play to Derek McLane;
  • DRAMA DESK AWARD NOMINATION for Outstanding Lighting Design to David J. Lander;
  • DRAMA DESK AWARD WINNER for Outstanding Solo Performance to Jefferson Mays;
  • THEATRE WORLD AWARD for 2004 to Jefferson Mays;
  • DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD WINNER for Distinguished Production of a Play to Delphi Productions
    (David Richenthal, Anthony D. Marshall, Charlene T. Marshall, Francis X. Morrisey Jr., John G. Popp, Arthur Richenthal & Toby Simkin)
    ;
  • DRAMA LEAGUE AWARD WINNER for Outstanding New Broaday Play to Doug Wright;
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD NOMINATION for Outstanding Director Of A Play to Moisés Kaufman;
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD NOMINATION for Outstanding Lighting Design to David J. Lander;
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER for Outstanding New Broaday Play to Doug Wright & Delphi Productions
    (David Richenthal, Anthony D. Marshall, Charlene T. Marshall, Francis X. Morrisey Jr., John G. Popp, Arthur Richenthal & Toby Simkin);
  • OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER for Outstanding Solo Performance to Jefferson Mays;

Following Broadway, I Am My Own Wife went on to play a limited US tour, and then an engagement in London’s West End, followed by a production in Melbourne Theatre Company in Australia.

I Am My Own Wife

The story of East German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, who operated an antique business for years despite the encroaching dangers of the Nazi and Communist regimes.

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