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Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (11/28/1957 - 3/07/1959)
54th Street Theatre , (3/09/1959 - 4/04/1959)
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Opening Date:Nov 28, 1957   
Closing Date:Apr 04, 1959 Total Performances:564

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts and five scenes
Setting: The town of Altamont, in the State of North Carolina, in the year 1916.


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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Theatre 200, Inc.
Written by Ketti Frings; Based on the novel by Thomas Wolfe
Directed by George Roy Hill
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Chandos Sweet
Production Stage Manager: Kermit Kegley; Stage Manager: Clifford Cothren
Press Representative: James D. Proctor, Merle Debuskey and Sheldon Secunda; Casting: Vaughan Bellaver
Cast
Hugh Griffith W.O. Gant
Anthony Perkins Eugene Gant
Jo Van Fleet Eliza Gant
Arthur Hill Ben Gant
Frances Hyland Laura James
Joseph Bernard Jake Clatt
Clifford Cothren Hugh Barton
Mary Farrell Mrs. Clatt
Julia Johnston Mrs. Snowden
Victor Kilian Dr. McGuire
Elizabeth Lawrence Florry Mangle
Dwight Marfield Mr. Farrell
Rosemary Murphy Helen Gant Barton
Bibi Osterwald Madame Elizabeth
Tom Flatley Reynolds Will Pentland
Jack Sheehan Tarkinton
Leonard Stone Hugh Barton
Arthur Storch Luke Gant
Florence Sundstrom Mrs. Marie "Fatty" Pert
Susan Torrey Miss Brown
Understudies: Mary Farrell (Eliza Gant), Julia Johnston (Madame Elizabeth, Mrs. Marie "Fatty" Pert), Victor Kilian (W.O. Gant), Lionel Kranitz (Eugene Gant), Elizabeth Lawrence (Helen Gant Barton, Laura James) and Leonard Stone (Ben Gant)
Tony Award®
 1958 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Ketti Frings; Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Theatre 200, Inc.
 1958 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Hugh Griffith
 1958 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Anthony Perkins
 1958 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Jo Van Fleet
 1958 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Jo Mielziner
 1958 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Motley
 1958 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by George Roy Hill
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1958 for Drama [winner]
Written by Ketti Frings