Amadeus (Broadway 1980-81)

by Peter Shaffer

Directed by Peter Hall

Broadhurst Theatre
New York
Opened 17 December 1980

Produced by theShubert Organisation
Elizabeth I McCann
Nelle Nugent
Roger S Berlind

Ian McKellen in the role of
Antonio Salieri

Words by Ian McKellen (with photos)


Awards for Ian McKellen in Amadeus on Broadway

  • Tony for Actor in a Play

  • Drama Desk for Outstanding Actor in a Play

  • Outer Critics' Circle Award for Best Actor

  • New York Drama League Delia Austrian Medal for Best Actor

Billboard outside theatre

Revival of National Theatre production.

4 November 1980: opened The National Theatre, Washington DC 

17 December 1980: opened Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway

8 November 1981: Ian McKellen's final appearance as Salieri; he's replaced by John Wood

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