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A Touch of the Poet   

 
Helen Hayes Theatre, (10/02/1958 - 6/13/1959)
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Opening Date: Oct 02, 1958    
Closing Date: Jun 13, 1959 Total Performances: 284

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in four acts
Setting: The dining room of Melody's Tavern, in a village a few miles from Boston. July 27, 1828.



Production Staff [See More]
Produced by The Producers Theatre
Originally produced by Robert Whitehead
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Staged by Harold Clurman
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards
General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: Thomas V. Bodkin; Managing Director of the Helen Hayes Theatre: Louis A. Lotito
Production Stage Manager: Joseph Brownstone
Press Representative: Barry Hyams, Bob Ullman and Lila Glaser; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Press Secretary: Edith L. Kean
Cast
Betty FieldDeborah
Mrs. Henry Harford
Helen HayesNora Melody
Eric PortmanCornelius Melody
John CallDan Roche
Tom ClancyMickey Maloy
Curt ConwayJamie Cregan
Farrell PellyPatch Riley
Art SmithPaddy O'Dowd
Kim StanleySara Melody
Luis Van RootenNicholas Gadsby
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Eugene O'Neill ;  Produced by The Producers Theatre ;  Originally produced by Robert Whitehead
 1959 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Kim Stanley