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Too True to Be Good   

 
54th Street Theatre, (3/12/1963 - 6/01/1963)
First Preview: Mar 09, 1963 Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: Mar 12, 1963    
Closing Date: Jun 01, 1963 Total Performances: 94

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: A bedroom in a suburban villa in one of the richest cities in England. A sea beach in a mountainous country.



Production Staff
Produced by Paul Vroom, Buff Cobb and Burry Fredrik; Associate Producer: Robert M. Newsom
Written by George Bernard Shaw; Incidental music by Mitch Leigh
Directed by Albert Marre
Scenic Design by Paul Morrison; Costume Design by Edith Lutyens Bel Geddes; Lighting Design by Paul Morrison; Transition sequences designed by Abner Dean; Assistant to Mr. Morrison: Richard Burns
General Manager: Paul Vroom
Production Stage Manager: James S. Gelb; Stage Manager: Ian Cadenhead
Production Assistant: Doris Blum and Jerry Zafer; Press Representative: David Lipsky and Fred Weterick
Cast
Lillian GishMrs. Mopply
Cedric HardwickeThe Elder
Mr. Bagot
Eileen HeckartThe Nurse
Sweetie
Glynis JohnsThe Patient
Miss Mopply
Ray MiddletonSergeant Fielding
Robert PrestonThe Burglar
Aubrey
Cyril RitchardColonel Tallboys
David WaynePrivate Meek
Standby: Ramon Bieri (Colonel Tallboys, Sergeant Fielding, The Burglar), Charles Gerald (Private Meek, The Elder) and DeAnn Mears (Mrs. Mopply, The Nurse, The Patient)
Tony Award®
 1963 Best Producer of a Play [nominee] 
  Paul Vroom
 1963 Best Producer of a Play [nominee] 
  Buff Cobb
 1963 Best Producer of a Play [nominee] 
  Burry Fredrik