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Martin Beck Theatre , (3/10/1959 - 1/30/1960)
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Opening Date:Mar 10, 1959   
Closing Date:Jan 30, 1960 Total Performances:375

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Royal Palms Hotel somewhere on the Gulf Coast and the terrace of Boss Finley's house in St. Cloud. Modern, an Easter Sunday, from morning till late at night.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Written by Tennessee Williams; Incidental music by Paul Bowles
Directed by Elia Kazan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Assistant Scenic Design: Hugh Hardy; Associate Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey
General Manager: Robert Rapport; Company Manager: James Awe
Production Stage Manager: David Pardoll; Stage Manager: Guy Thomajan and Bernard Pollack
"Firefly" used with permission of Edwin H. Morris & Co.
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Advertising: Fred Golden
Sidney Blackmer Boss Finley
Paul Newman Chance Wayne
Geraldine Page Princess Kosmonopolis
Martine Bartlett Aunt Nonnie
Kenneth Blake Man in Bar
Hilda Brawner Edna
Bruce Dern Stuff
Duke Farley Man in Bar
Ron Harper Man in Bar
Diana Hyland Heavenly Finney
James Jeter Bud
Monica May Violet
Charles McDaniel Scotty
John Napier Hatcher
Logan Ramsey George Scudder
Patricia Ripley Maid
Madeleine Sherwood Miss Lucy
Glenn Stensel Page
Earl Sydnor Charles
Rip Torn Tom Junior
Charles Tyner Heckler
Milton J. Williams Fly
Understudy: M'el Dowd (Princess Kosmonopolis)
Tony Award®
 1960 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Geraldine Page
 1960 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Rip Torn
 1960 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Elia Kazan
Theatre World
nominee 1959 Award [recipient]
Rip Torn