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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof   

Morosco Theatre, (3/24/1955 - 11/17/1956)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Mar 24, 1955    
Closing Date: Nov 17, 1956 Total Performances: 694

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: A bed-sitting room and section of the gallery of a plantation home in the Mississippi Delta. An evening in summer.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton)
Written by Tennessee Williams
Staged by Elia Kazan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Assistant Designer to Jo Mielziner: John Harvey; Assistant to Lucinda Ballard: Florence Klotz
Business Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Ben Rosenberg
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Daniel Broun; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Durham
Press Representative: William Fields; Associate Press Representative: Walter Alford and Reginald Denenholz; Assistant to Mr. Kazan: Marguerite Lamkin and Jean Stein; Production Assistant: Malcolm Wells
Cast
Barbara Bel Geddes
Maggie
Burl Ives
Big Daddy
Mildred Dunnock
Big Mama
(Mar 24, 1955 - Apr 26, 1956)
Ben Gazzara
Brick
R. G. Armstrong
Dr. Baugh
Janice Dunn
Trixie
Seth Edwards
Sonny
Maxwell Glanville
Lacey
Pauline Hahn
Dixie
Pat Hingle
Gooper
Brother Man
Brownie McGhee
Brightie
Darryl Richard
Buster
Madeleine Sherwood
Mae
Sister Woman
Eva Vaughn Smith
Daisy
Fred Stewart
Rev. Tooker
Sonny Terry
Small
Musa Williams
Sookey
Tony Award®
1956 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Tennessee Williams; Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton)
1956 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Barbara Bel Geddes
1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Jo Mielziner
1956 Best Director [nominee]
Staged by Elia Kazan
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1955 for Drama [winner]
Written by Tennessee Williams