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

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
Betty Field
Mrs. Henry Harford
Helen Hayes
Nora Melody
Eric Portman
Cornelius Melody
John Call
Dan Roche
Tom Clancy
Mickey Maloy
Curt Conway
Jamie Cregan
Farrell Pelly
Patch Riley
Art Smith
Paddy O'Dowd
Kim Stanley
Sara Melody
(Oct 02, 1958 - Mar 20, 1959)
Luis Van Rooten
Nicholas Gadsby
Understudy: Nancy Malone (Sara Melody)
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