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Martin Beck Theatre , (10/15/1953 - 3/24/1956)
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Opening Date:Oct 15, 1953   
Closing Date:Mar 24, 1956 Total Performances:1027

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Okinawa; Col. Purdy's and Capt. Fisby's Offices; Tobiki Village; The Teahouse of the August Moon

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation; General Manager for the Martin Beck Theatre Louis A. Lotito
Produced by Maurice Evans; Produced in association with George Schaefer
Written by John Patrick; Based on the novel by Vern Sneider; Music composed by Dai-Keong Lee
Directed by Robert Lewis; Miss Niki's dance by Yuki Shimoda
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Lighting Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Assistant to Mr. Taylor: George Sullivan
General Manager: Robert Rapport
Production Stage Manager: Billy Matthews; Stage Manager: Tom Hughes Sand; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jerry Fujikawa
Music Contractor: Max Marlin
Assistant to Mr. Evans: Emmett Rogers; Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Advertising Representative: Fred Golden; Assistant to the Director: Judd Mathison
John Forsythe Capt. Fisby
David Wayne Sakini
Paul Ford Col. Wainright Purdy III
Larry Gates Capt. McLean
William Hansen Mr. Oshira
Mariko Niki Lotus Blossom
Richard Akagi Villager
Joyce Chen The Daughter's Child
Norman Chi Villager
Kaie Deei Mr. Sumata
Jerry Fujikawa Villager
Kikuo Hiromura Mr. Sumata's Father
Kame Ishikawa Ancient Man
Harry Jackson Sgt. Gregovich
Laurence Kim Villager
Mara Kim Old Woman's Daughter
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Naoe Kondo Old Woman
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Chuck Morgan Mr. Hokaida
Shizu Moriya Miss Higa Jiga
Frank Ogawa Villager
Mary Ann Reeve Ladies League for Democratic Action
Saki Lady Astor
Kuraji Seida Mr. Omura
Yuki Shimoda Mr. Keora
Moy Moy Thom The Daughter's Child
Vivian Thom Ladies League for Democratic Action
Haim Winant Mr. Seiko
Kenneth Wong The Daughter's Child
Tony Award®
winner 1954 Best Play [winner]
Written by John Patrick; Produced by Maurice Evans; Produced in association with George Schaefer
winner 1954 Best Actor in Play [winner]
David Wayne
winner 1954 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Peter Larkin
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1954 for Drama [winner]
Written by John Patrick