PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 02, 1958
Closing Date
Jun 13, 1959
Performances
284
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Oct 02, 1958 - Jun 13, 1959)

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.

Comments
A Touch of the Poet was on hiatus 3/22/1959 - 3/29/1959.

Produced by The Producers Theatre
Originally produced by Robert Whitehead
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Staged by Harold Clurman
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Assistant Designer: Richard Burns; Assistant Costume Design: Betty Coe Armstrong
General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: Thomas V. Bodkin; Managing Director of the Helen Hayes Theatre: Louis A. Lotito
Production Stage Manager: Joseph Brownstone; Assistant Stage Mgr: Norman Kean
Press Representative: Lila Glaser, Barry Hyams and Bob Ullman; Casting: Terry Fay; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Press Secretary: Edith L. Kean
Deborah
Mrs. Henry Harford
Nora Melody
Cornelius Melody
Dan Roche
Mickey Maloy
Jamie Cregan
Patch Riley
Paddy O'Dowd
Sara Melody
Oct 02, 1958 - Mar 20, 1959
Nicholas Gadsby
Understudy: Nancy Malone (Sara Melody)

Helen Hayes Theatre (Oct 02, 1958 - Jun 13, 1959)

Cast

Sara Melody
Apr 13, 1959 - Jun 13, 1959
Sara Melody
Mar 30, 1959 - Apr 11, 1959
Mickey Maloy
Mickey Maloy

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1959 Nominee
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Produced by The Producers Theatre
Originally produced by Robert Whitehead
 

Best Actress in a Play

1959 Nominee
Kim Stanley
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