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The Philanthropist   

Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (3/15/1971 - 5/15/1971)
First Preview:Mar 11, 1971 Total Previews:5
Opening Date:Mar 15, 1971   
Closing Date:May 15, 1971 Total Performances:64

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The rooms of an English university professor; October 1970

Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Byron Goldman, Michael Codron and The Royal Court Theatre; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Christopher Hampton
Directed by Robert Kidd
Scenic Design by John Gunter; Costume Design by Sara Brook; Lighting Design by Lloyd Burlingame
General Manager: Jack Schlissel
Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Assistant Stage Mgr: Carolyn Lagerfelt
Staff Associate: Sylvia Schwartz, John Bonanni and Elizabeth Kaye; Press Associate: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters, Leo Stern and Edie Kean
Jane Asher Celia
Paul Corum John
Carolyn Lagerfelt Liz
Alec McCowen Philip
Victor Spinetti Braham
Penelope Wilton Araminta
Ed Zimmermann Donald
Standby: Albert Stratton (Braham, Donald)
Understudy: Carolyn Lagerfelt (Celia)
Tony Award®
 1971 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Christopher Hampton; Produced by David Merrick
 1971 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Alec McCowen
 1971 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Ed Zimmermann
Drama Desk Award
winner 1971 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: Alec McCowen