PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Dec 03, 1947
Closing Date
Dec 17, 1949
Performances
855
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Dec 03, 1947 - Dec 17, 1949)

Description
A drama in two acts

Setting
Spring, Summer and early Fall in New Orleans.

Media
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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Barrymore Theatre Corporation
Produced by Irene M. Selznick
Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Elia Kazan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey and Arthur H. Ross; Assistant to Mrs. Ballard: Ellen Freeman
Company Manager: Max Siegel
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Jose Véga and Jean Platt
Musical Advisor: Lehman Engel
Assistant to the Producer: Irving Schneider; Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Production Assistant: Ethel Winant
Stanley Kowalski
Blanche Du Bois
Dec 03, 1947 - May 31, 1949
Stella Kowalski
Dec 03, 1947 - May 31, 1949
Harold Mitchell
"Mitch"
Steve Hubbell
Young Collector
Pablo Gonzales
Strange Woman
Strange Man
Peg Hillias
Broadway debut
Eunice Hubbell
Negro Woman
Mexican Woman

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Dec 03, 1947 - Dec 17, 1949)

Stage Manager: Clinton Wilder and Joanna Albus; Assistant Stage Mgr: Wright King and Barnett Biro

Cast

Russell Hardie
During Karl Malden's vacation
Harold Mitchell
"Mitch"
Jun 28, 1948 - ?
Young Collector
Young Collector
Uta Hagen
Played the part during Jessica Tandy's vacation; she later took the show on tour with Anthony Quinn, then back to Broadway
Blanche Du Bois
Jun 28, 1948 - ?
 
Blanche Du Bois
Jun 01, 1949 - Dec 17, 1949
Negro Woman
Wright King
Broadway debut
Young Collector
Harold Mitchell
"Mitch"
Stanley Kowalski
Jun 01, 1949 - Dec 17, 1949
Strange Man
Jack Palance
Played the part when Marlon Brando broke his nose and couldn't go on
Stanley Kowalski
Stella Kowalski
Jun 01, 1949 - Dec 17, 1949
Anthony Quinn
Played the part during Marlon Brando's vacation; he later took the show on tour with Uta Hagen, then back to Broadway
Stanley Kowalski
Jun 28, 1848 - ?
Mary Welch
During Kim Hunter's vacation
Stella Kowalski
Jun 28, 1948 - ?
Understudies: Virgnia Baker (Stella Kowalski), Jack Palance (Stanley Kowalski) and Carmelita Pope (Stella Kowalski)

Tony Award®

Best Actress in a Play

1948 Winner
Jessica Tandy

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1948 Winner
Written by Tennessee Williams
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