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The Chalk Garden   

 
Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (10/26/1955 - 3/31/1956)
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Opening Date:Oct 26, 1955   
Closing Date:Mar 31, 1956 Total Performances:182

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts
Setting: Sussex, England. A room in a manor house. Present time.


Production Staff
Produced by Irene Mayer Selznick
Written by Enid Bagnold
Staged by Albert Marre
Scenic Design by Cecil Beaton; Costume Design by Cecil Beaton; Lighting Design by Raymond Sovey
Company Manager: Richard E. French
Production Stage Manager: Jose Véga; Stage Manager: Stuart Vaughan
Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig and Robert Ganshaw
Cast
Gladys Cooper Mrs. St. Maugham
Siobhán McKenna First Applicant
Miss Madrigal
Marian Seldes Olivia
Betsy von Furstenberg Laurel
Percy Waram The Judge
Fritz Weaver Maitland
Georgia Harvey Second Applicant
Eva Leonard-Boyne Third Applicant
Marie Paxton Nurse
Theatre World
nominee 1956 Award [recipient]
Fritz Weaver
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Enid Bagnold; Produced by Irene Mayer Selznick
 1956 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Gladys Cooper
 1956 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Siobhán McKenna
 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Fritz Weaver
 1956 Best Director [nominee]
Staged by Albert Marre