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Music Box Theatre , (2/19/1953 - 4/10/1954)
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Opening Date:Feb 19, 1953   
Closing Date:Apr 10, 1954 Total Performances:477

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: A small town in Kansas in the backyard shared by Flo Owens and Helen Potts.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin and Lee Shubert
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors) and Joshua Logan
Written by William Inge
Directed by Joshua Logan; Assistant Director: Marshall Jamison
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Mildred Trebor; Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey
Company Manager: James Miller
Production Stage Manager: Alan Anderson; Stage Manager: Scott Jackson
Assistant to Mr. Logan: Joseph Curtis; Press Representative: Leo Freedman and Abner D. Klipstein; Press Assistant: Betty Lee Hunt; Photographer: Zinn Arthur; Master Electrician: John Davis
Cast
Ralph Meeker Hal Carter
Peggy Conklin Flo Owens
Eileen Heckart Rosemary Sydney
Ruth McDevitt Helen Potts
Morris Miller Bomber
Paul Newman
Broadway debut
Alan Seymour
Arthur O'Connell Howard Bevans
Janice Rule Madge Owens
Reta Shaw Irma Kronkite
Kim Stanley Millie Owens
Elizabeth Wilson Christine Schoenwalder
Understudy: Joanne Woodward
Tony Award®
winner 1954 Stage Technician [winner]
John Davis
winner 1953 Director [winner]
Directed by Joshua Logan
Theatre World
nominee 1953 Award [recipient]
Eileen Heckart
nominee 1953 Award [recipient]
Paul Newman
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1953 for Drama [winner]
Written by William Inge