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Helen Hayes Theatre, (11/10/1960 - 3/04/1961)
First Preview: Nov 09, 1960 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Nov 10, 1960    
Closing Date: Mar 04, 1961 Total Performances: 132

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Ralph Bates' home in a suburb of a mid-southern city. Christmas Eve.



Production Staff
Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by George Roy Hill
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Associate Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey; Assistant Scenic Design: Richard Casler; Assistant to Miss Zipprodt: Joe Codori
General Manager: Joseph Harris; Company Manager: Arthur Waxman
Production Stage Manager: William Chambers; Stage Manager: Arthur Marlowe
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: David Powers, Lila Glaser and Ted Goldsmith; Bessie is trained and supplied by Howard Finkelstein of Animal Artists; Assistant to the Producer: Richard R. Chandler; Assistant to the Director: Nora Ahern
Cast
Barbara BaxleyIsabel Haverstick
James DalyRalph Bates
Robert WebberGeorge Haverstick
Lester MackMr. McGillicuddy
Rosemary MurphyDorothea Bates
Nancy R. PollockMrs. McGillicuddy
Helen MartinSusie
Charles McDanielPolice Officer
Understudies: Esther Benson (Dorothea Bates, Mrs. McGillicuddy), Arthur Marlowe (Mr. McGillicuddy, Police Officer), Charles McDaniel (George Haverstick, Ralph Bates) and Ann Wedgeworth (Isabel Haverstick)
Tony Award®
 1961 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Barbara Baxley
 1961 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Rosemary Murphy