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The Hostage   

 
Cort Theatre , (9/20/1960 - 11/14/1960)
Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (11/14/1960 - 12/10/1960)
Eugene O'Neill Theatre , (12/12/1960 - 1/07/1961)
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Opening Date:Sep 20, 1960   
Closing Date:Jan 07, 1961 Total Performances:127

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Dublin. The present.


Production Staff
Produced by Leonard S. Field and Caroline Burke Swann; Produced by arrangement with Donald Albery and Oscar Lewenstein, Ltd.
Written by Brendan Behan
Directed by Joan Littlewood
Scenic Design by Frederick Fox; Costume Design by Margaret Bury; Lighting Design by Frederick Fox
Production Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin; Stage Manager: Bernard Pollack; Production Supervisor: Bill Ross
Press Representative: Abner D. Klipstein and John L. Toohey; Production Assistant: Harriet Slaughter
Cast
Avis Bunnage Meg Dillon
Patience Collier Miss Gilcrest
a social worker
Anita Dangler Colette
Glynn Edwards Monsewer
owner of the lodging house
Michael Forrest Volunteer
Leila Greenwood Old Ropeen
Alfred Lynch Leslie
a British soldier
Aubrey Morris Mr. Mulleady
Warren O'Connell Mac
Kathleen O'Connor Kate
James A. Roache Jamie
Celia Salkeld Teresa
a country girl
Maxwell Shaw Pat
caretaker of the lodging house
Victor Spinetti I.R.A. Officer
Melvin Stewart Princess Grace
an American prize-fighter
Dudley Sutton Rio Rita
Metro Welles Russian Sailor
Tony Award®
 1961 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Brendan Behan; Produced by Leonard S. Field and Caroline Burke Swann
 1961 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Joan Littlewood