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A love story

 
ANTA Playhouse, (2/08/1956 - 5/25/1957)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 08, 1956    
Closing Date: May 25, 1957 Total Performances: 477

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A "love story" in two acts
Setting: The West Eighties, New York City, between November and February of the present year.
Comments: On layoff from June 30 - August 27, 1956.



Production Staff
Produced by Joshua Logan
Written by Paddy Chayefsky; Incidental music by Lehman Engel
Directed by Joshua Logan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey
General Manager: Walter Fried
Production Stage Manager: Neil Hartley; Stage Manager: David Ford
Press Representative: Leo Freedman and Abner D. Klipstein; Assistant to Mr. Logan: Joseph Curtis; Casting Consultant: Martin Baum and Abe Newborn
Cast
Edward G. RobinsonThe Manufacturer
Gena RowlandsThe Girl
Effie AftonThe Neighbor
Martin BalsamThe Son-in-Law
Joan ChambersThe Kid Sister
Anne JacksonThe Daughter
Lee PhilipsThe Husband
Nancy R. PollockThe Sister
Betty WalkerThe Widow
June WalkerThe Mother
Janet WardThe Friend
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Edward G. Robinson
 1956 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Anne Jackson
 1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Jo Mielziner
winner 1956 Stage Technician [winner] 
  Harry Green
 1956 Stage Technician [nominee] 
  Lawrence Bland