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Philadelphia, Here I Come!   

Helen Hayes Theatre, (2/16/1966 - 10/01/1966)
First Preview: Feb 15, 1966 Total Previews: 1
Opening Date: Feb 16, 1966    
Closing Date: Oct 01, 1966 Total Performances: 326

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The living quarters behind the general store of County Councillor S.B. O'Donnell in Ballybeg, Ireland


Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation; Produced by arrangement with Oscar Lewenstein and Michael White; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Brian Friel
Directed by Hilton Edwards
Scenic Design by Lloyd Burlingame; Costume Design by Lloyd Burlingame
Company Manager: Richard Highley
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Joseph Hill
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and Jay Russell; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Casting: Linda Otto
Cast
Patrick Bedford
Gareth O'Donnell in Public
Joseph Boland
Master Boyle
Thomas Connolly
Ned
Donal Donnelly
Gareth O'Donnell in Private
William Griffis
Senator Doogan
John Cecil Holm
Ben Burton
Eamon Kelly
S. B. O'Donnell
Donald Marye
Canon Mick O'Byrne
Dermot McNamara
Tom
Eamon Morrissey
Joe
Mairin D. O'Sullivan
Madge
Lanna Saunders
Kate Doogan
Mavis Villiers
Lizzy Sweeney
Joseph Warren
Con Sweeney
Understudies: Joseph Boland (S. B. O'Donnell), Grace Carney (Lizzy Sweeney, Madge), David Haviland (Gareth O'Donnell in Public, Joe, Ned, Tom), Joseph Hill (Ben Burton, Con Sweeney, Senator Doogan), John Cecil Holm (Canon Mick O'Byrne, Master Boyle), Lesley Hunt (Kate Doogan) and Dermot McNamara (Gareth O'Donnell in Private)
Tony Award®
1966 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Brian Friel; Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation
1966 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Joint nomination with Donal Donnelly Patrick Bedford
1966 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Joint nomination with Patrick Bedford Donal Donnelly
1966 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Eamon Kelly
1966 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mairin D. O'Sullivan
1966 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Hilton Edwards