PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 28, 1957
Closing Date
Apr 04, 1959
Performances
564
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Ethel Barrymore Theatre
(Nov 28, 1957 - Mar 07, 1959)
54th Street Theatre
(Mar 09, 1959 - Apr 04, 1959)

Description
A drama in three acts and five scenes

Setting
The town of Altamont, in the State of North Carolina, in the year 1916.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Written by Ketti Frings; Based on the novel by Thomas Wolfe
Directed by George Roy Hill
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Associate Designer to Mr. Melziner: John Harvey; Assistant Scenic Design: Ming Cho Lee; Assistant to Motley: Betty Coe Armstrong; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Max Allentuck; Company Manager: Chandos Sweet
Production Stage Manager: Kermit Kegley; Stage Manager: Clifford Cothren; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lionel Kranitz
Press Representative: James D. Proctor and Merle Debuskey; Casting: Vaughan Bellaver; Assistant Press Representative: Sheldon Secunda
W.O. Gant
Eugene Gant
Eliza Gant
Ben Gant
Laura James
Jake Clatt
Hugh Barton
Mrs. Clatt
Mrs. Snowden
Dr. McGuire
Florry Mangle
Mr. Farrell
Helen Gant Barton
Madame Elizabeth
Will Pentland
Tarkinton
Hugh Barton
Luke Gant
Mrs. Marie "Fatty" Pert
Miss Brown
Understudies: Mary Farrell (Eliza Gant), Julia Johnston (Madame Elizabeth, Mrs. Marie "Fatty" Pert), Victor Kilian (W.O. Gant), Lionel Kranitz (Eugene Gant), Elizabeth Lawrence (Laura James, Helen Gant Barton) and Leonard Stone (Ben Gant)

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Nov 28, 1957 - Mar 07, 1959)

Cast

Eugene Gant

54th Street Theatre (Mar 09, 1959 - Apr 04, 1959)

Cast

Eugene Gant
Dr. McGuire
Laura James
Eliza Gant
Will Pentland
W.O. Gant
Mrs. Snowden
Luke Gant
Tarkinton
Understudies: Jonathan Bolt (Eugene Gant), Nancy Cushman (Madame Elizabeth, Mrs. Marie "Fatty" Pert), Ann Shropshire , Jeremy Slate (Ben Gant) and Eugene R. Wood (Will Pentland)

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1958 Nominee
Written by Ketti Frings
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden and Theatre 200, Inc.
 

Best Actor in Play

1958 Nominee
Hugh Griffith and Anthony Perkins
 

Best Actress in a Play

1958 Nominee
Jo Van Fleet
 

Best Scenic Design

1958 Nominee
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
 

Best Costume Design

1958 Nominee
Costume Design by Motley
 

Best Director

1958 Nominee
Directed by George Roy Hill

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1958 Winner
Written by Ketti Frings
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