austria
At Theater in der
Josefstadt
, one
Vienna's major
repertory theatres,
Besuch bei Mr.
Green
opened as part
of the 80th birthday
celebration for the
beloved Austrian star
Fritz Muliar, who
played Mr. Green.  
Ross Gardiner was
played by
Michael
Dangl
, one of
Josefstadt's young
stars.  

Directed by
Franz
Morak,
the play
remained part of the
theatre's repertory for
two full seasons, with
many added
performances, a
national telecast of the
play, and a
sound
recording released as
a CD.  Jeff Baron and
the theatre won the
prestigious
2001
Kulturpreis Europa
for this production.
Visiting Mr. Green had a second life in Vienna, this time at Vienna's
English Theatre
.  This popular, critically-acclaimed production was
directed by and starred
Rex Garner, who played Mr. Green for several
successful seasons across South Africa.  
Aaron Serotsky, who played
Ross Gardiner also had previous experience with the play, at the Denver
Center Theatre Company.  Aaron went on to play Ross at Two River
Theatre Company, in a co-production which will open at the English
Theatre in Frankfurt, Germany in April, 2006.