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Philadelphia, Here I Come!   

Helen Hayes Theatre, (2/16/1966 - 10/01/1966)
First Preview: Feb 15, 1966 Total Previews: 1
Opening Date: Feb 16, 1966    
Closing Date: Oct 01, 1966 Total Performances: 326

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The living quarters behind the general store of County Councillor S.B. O'Donnell in Ballybeg, Ireland

Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation; Produced by arrangement with Oscar Lewenstein and Michael White; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Brian Friel
Directed by Hilton Edwards
Scenic Design by Lloyd Burlingame; Costume Design by Lloyd Burlingame
Company Manager: Richard Highley
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Joseph Hill
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and Jay Russell; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Casting: Linda Otto
Patrick BedfordGareth O'Donnell in Public
Joseph BolandMaster Boyle
Thomas ConnollyNed
Donal DonnellyGareth O'Donnell in Private
William GriffisSenator Doogan
John Cecil HolmBen Burton
Eamon KellyS. B. O'Donnell
Donald MaryeCanon Mick O'Byrne
Dermot McNamaraTom
Eamon MorrisseyJoe
Mairin D. O'SullivanMadge
Lanna SaundersKate Doogan
Mavis VilliersLizzy Sweeney
Joseph WarrenCon Sweeney
Understudies: Joseph Boland (S. B. O'Donnell), Grace Carney (Lizzy Sweeney, Madge), David Haviland (Gareth O'Donnell in Public, Joe, Ned, Tom), Joseph Hill (Ben Burton, Con Sweeney, Senator Doogan), John Cecil Holm (Canon Mick O'Byrne, Master Boyle), Lesley Hunt (Kate Doogan) and Dermot McNamara (Gareth O'Donnell in Private)
Tony Award®
 1966 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Brian Friel ;  Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation
 1966 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Patrick Bedford Joint nomination with Donal Donnelly
 1966 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Donal Donnelly Joint nomination with Patrick Bedford
 1966 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Eamon Kelly
 1966 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Mairin D. O'Sullivan
 1966 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Hilton Edwards