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Coronet Theatre , (1/17/1957 - 5/11/1957)
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Opening Date:Jan 17, 1957   
Closing Date:May 11, 1957 Total Performances:132

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts and five scenes
Setting: The Home of General Saint Pe in France, about 1910.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by The Producers Theatre and Robert Whitehead
Written by Jean Anouilh; English Version by Lucienne Hill; Incidental music by John Hotchkis
Directed by Harold Clurman
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Assistant to Ben Edwards: Richard Burns
Managing Director for the Coronet Theatre: Louis A. Lotito; General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: Harold Kusell
Production Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jonathan Anderson and Chester Doherty
General Press Representative for The Producers Theatre: Barry Hyams; Press Representative: Abner D. Klipstein; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
John Abbott Doctor Bonfant
Frieda Altman First Maid
Sudie Bond Estelle
General St. Pé's Daughter
Mary Grace Canfield Sidonia
General St. Pé's Daughter
Meriel Forbes Mlle. de St.-Euverte
William Hansen Father Ambrose
Louise Kirtland Mme. DuPont-Fredaine
Mildred Natwick Mme. St. Pé
Ralph Richardson General St. Pé
Helen Seamon New Maid
John Stewart Gaston
General St. Pé's Secretary
Tony Award®
 1957 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Jean Anouilh; English Version by Lucienne Hill; Produced by The Producers Theatre and Robert Whitehead
 1957 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Ralph Richardson
 1957 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mildred Natwick
 1957 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Ben Edwards
 1957 Best Direction [nominee]
Harold Clurman