Engaged by Melinda Howard & Kevmar Productions as Production Supervisor for the Toronto segment of the Broadway-bound production of Macbeth by William Shakespeare from March 8 to March 20th, 1988 for 16 performances at the O’Keefe Centre, Toronto prior to a Boston & New Haven tour as part of its transfer to the Mark Hellinger Theater on Broadway for a 12-week run from Apr 21, 1988 to Jun 26, 1988.
Produced by Barry & Fran Weissler and Garth Drabinsky (at the time, owner of Cineplex Odeon movie theater chain). Associate Produced by Melinda Howard.
Directed by Robin Phillips (but didn’t want his name on the program). Originally Directed by Kenneth Frankel. Later Directed by Zoe Caldwell. Set Designed by Daphne Dare. Original Set Designed by Tony Walton; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Marc B. Weiss. Original Lighting Designed by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Otts Munderloh; Hair Design by Patrik D. Moreton; Make-Up Design by Brad Scott and Assistant Lighting Design: Susan A. White.
Starring Glenda Jackson and Christopher Plummer with Randle Mell (Malcolm); Alan Scarfe / Stephen Russell (Macduff); Paul Shenar (Banquo); Richard H. Blake (Macduff’s Son); Gary Bradford (Ensemble); Robert Burke (Seyton); Michael Butler (Fleance); David DeBesse (Ensemble); Bill Ferrell (Ensemble); Bruce Gooch (Caithness); Michael Alan Gregory) (Ensemble); Jack Gwillim (Duncan); Jack Hannibal (Siward); Annette Helde (Witch); Thomas Hill (Lennox); Todd Jamieson (Ensemble); Cherry Jones (Lady Macduff); Philip Kerr (Ross); Conan McCarty (Donalbain); Tanny McDonald (Witch); Gordon Paddison (Ensemble); Thomas Schall (Murderer); Paul Soles (Doctor); Jeff Weiss (Witch / Porter / Murderer / Siward) and Gregory Zaragoza (Ensemble)
Standby: Sarah-Jane Gwillim (Lady Macbeth)
Understudies: Robert Burke (Banquo), Michael Butler (Siward), Bruce Gooch (Malcolm, Macduff), Jack Hannibal (Donalbain, Fleance, Macduff’s Son), Annette Helde (Lady Macduff), Thomas Hill (Duncan), Edwin J. McDonough (Seyton, Siward, Doctor, Messenger), Gordon Paddison (Ross, Caithness, Murderer), Marcell Rosenblatt (Witch, Gentlewoman), Paul Shenar (Macbeth) and Paul Soles (Lennox, Porter, Murderer)
General Manager: Alecia Parker and Kevmar Productions, Inc.; Production Supervisor: Toby Simkin; Company Manager: Michael Gill; Production Stage Manager: James Harker; Stage Manager: Amy Pell; Technical Supervisor: Theatre Services, Inc.; Special Effects by Bran Ferren; Casting: Pat McCorkle; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; Fight Captain: Thomas Schall; Assistant to the Fight Captain: Bruce Gooch; Advertising: Serino, Coyne & Nappi; Photographer: Henry Grossman and Robert C. Ragsdale and Fight direction by David S. Leong