* World Premiere

Educating Rita (1983)
A young hair dresser enrolls in a University extension class to learn about literature and live. Her sometimes cynical professor finds her both hilarious and refreshing. This comedy, written especially for the Royal Shakespeare Company, went on to become the longest running play at the Piccadilly Theatre in 20 years. Winner of three major awards, including Comedy of the Year and Best New Play in the West End 1980.
About the Play
Written By: Willy Russell
On the Screen: IMDB Details
Wikipedia: Read Wikipedia Article
About the Production
Run Dates: 7/28/1983 - 8/18/1983
Program: Program (.pdf)
Venue: Queen Anne
Directed By: Sharon Ott
Cast: Gale Garnett - Rita
Eberle Thomas - Frank
Behind the Scenes: Shay Cunliffe - Costume Designer
Robert A. Dahlstrom - Set Designer
Gregory A. Falls - Producing Director
Joan Kennedy - Stage Manager
Jeff Robbins - Lighting Designer
Phil Schermer - Producing Manager; Technical Director
Carmine Simone - Sound Designer
Susan Trapnell Moritz - Administrative Manager