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Hudson Theatre , (2/25/1960 - 4/08/1961)
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Opening Date:Feb 25, 1960   
Closing Date:Apr 08, 1961 Total Performances:456

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The Berniers house in New Orleans.


Production Staff
Theatre Leased by Herman Bernstein
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
Written by Lillian Hellman; "French Lessons in Songs" and "Bernier Day" by Marc Blitzstein
Directed by Arthur Penn
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Assistant to Mr. Bay: Ralph Holmes and Ellen Myers; Assistant to Miss Morley: Florence Klotz; Miss Stapelton's and Miss Oliver's hair styling by Ernest Adler
Company Manager: Richard Seader
Production Stage Manager: Kermit Kegley; Stage Manager: Clifford Cothren; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Hawley
General Press Representative: Arthur Cantor; Casting Director: Lillian Stein; Casting Consultant: Jane Broder
Cast
Jason Robards Jr. Julian Berniers
Maureen Stapleton Carrie Berniers
Irene Worth Albertine Prine
Anne Revere Anna Berniers
Clifford Cothren Moving Man
Maurice Ellis Moving Man
William Hawley Taxi Driver
Tom Manley Moving Man
Charles McRae Gus
Rochelle Oliver
Broadway debut
Lily Berniers
Percy Rodrigues
Broadway debut
Henry Simpson
Understudies: Sarah Cunningham (Albertine Prine, Anna Berniers, Carrie Berniers), Maurice Ellis (Gus, Henry Simpson), Ryan McDonald (Julian Berniers) and Ellen Weston (Lily Berniers)
Tony Award®
 1960 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Lillian Hellman; Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
 1960 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Jason Robards Jr.
 1960 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Maureen Stapleton
 1960 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Irene Worth
winner 1960 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Anne Revere
winner 1960 Best Scenic Design (Play) [winner]
Scenic Design by Howard Bay