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Cort Theatre , (11/20/1957 - circa. 1/1958)
Henry Miller's Theatre , (1/27/1958 - 5/03/1958)
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Opening Date:Nov 20, 1957   
Closing Date:May 03, 1958 Total Performances:189

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts and five scenes
Setting: New York City, at the turn of the century.


Production Staff [Collapse]
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton) and Gilbert Miller
Written by Morton Wishengrad
Directed by Peter Hall
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Lisa Jalowetz
General Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Morton Gottlieb
Production Stage Manager: Lucia Victor; Stage Manager: Frank Dudley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Bender
Production Associate: George Banyai; Press Representative: William Fields; Press Associate: Walter Alford and Reginald Denenholz; Production Assistant: Edward H. Davis; Press Assistant: Mae Lyons
Cast
Art Carney James Hyland
Siobhán McKenna Margaret Hyland
Joan Blondell Mrs. Farrow
Theodore Bikel Dr. Jacobson
Joseph Boland The Cop
William Edmonson The Moving Man
Joseph Julian Lameschnik
Beverly Lunsford Lizzie Hyland
Barbara Ellen Myers Clementine
Tony Award®
 1958 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Morton Wishengrad; Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton) and Gilbert Miller
 1958 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Siobhán McKenna
 1958 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Theodore Bikel
 1958 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Joan Blondell
 1958 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Boris Aronson
 1958 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Peter Hall