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Child's Play   

Royale Theatre, (2/17/1970 - 12/12/1970)
First Preview: Total Previews: 1
Opening Date: Feb 17, 1970    
Closing Date: Dec 12, 1970 Total Performances: 342

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: St. Charles' School in mid-winter. The present.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Robert Marasco
Directed by Joseph Hardy
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Sara Brook; Sound Created by Gary Harris
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Hugh McGauley
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: John Handy; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joseph Hill
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Casting: Joel Thurm; Press Assistant: Sandra Manley; Assistant to the Director: Ben Gerard; Advertising: Fred Golden
Pat Hingle
Joseph Dobbs
Fritz Weaver
Jerome Malley
Ken Howard
Paul Reese
Christopher Deane
Frank Fiore
Bryant Fraser
Mark Hall
John Handy
Lloyd Kramer
Peter MacLean
Father William Griffin
Ron Martin
Michael McGuire
Father Frank Mozian
Robbie Reed
David Rounds
Father George Penny
Patrick Shea
Understudies: Joseph Hill (Joseph Dobbs), Ron Martin (Shea), Michael McGuire (Jerome Malley) and Patrick Shea (Paul Reese)
Tony Award®
1970 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Robert Marasco; Produced by David Merrick
winner 1970 Best Actor in Play [winner]
Fritz Weaver
winner 1970 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner]
Ken Howard
winner 1970 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Jo Mielziner
winner 1970 Best Lighting Design [winner]
Jo Mielziner
winner 1970 Best Direction of a Play [winner]
Joseph Hardy
Drama Desk Award
winner 1970 Outstanding Set Design [winner]
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
winner 1970 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Fritz Weaver
winner 1970 Outstanding Director [winner]
Directed by Joseph Hardy
Theatre World
winner 1970 Award [recipient]
David Rounds