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The Chalk Garden   

 
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (10/26/1955 - 3/31/1956)
First Preview: Total Previews:
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 CooperMrs. St. Maugham
Siobhán McKennaFirst Applicant
Miss Madrigal
Marian SeldesOlivia
Betsy von FurstenbergLaurel
Percy WaramThe Judge
Fritz WeaverMaitland
Georgia HarveySecond Applicant
Eva Leonard-BoyneThird Applicant
Marie PaxtonNurse
Theatre World
winner 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