Opening Date
Feb 16, 1966
Closing Date
Nov 26, 1966
1st Preview
Feb 15, 1966
1st Preview
Feb 15, 1966


The credits for this production have not yet been completed or verified.
Helen Hayes Theatre
(Feb 16, 1966 - Oct 01, 1966)
Plymouth Theatre
(Oct 03, 1966 - Nov 26, 1966)

The living quarters behind the general store of County Councillor S.B. O'Donnell in Ballybeg, Ireland

Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation; Produced by arrangement with Oscar Lewenstein and Michael White; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Brian Friel
Directed by Hilton Edwards
Scenic Design by Lloyd Burlingame; Costume Design by Lloyd Burlingame
Company Manager: Richard Highley
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Joseph Hill
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and Jay Russell; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Casting: Linda Otto
Gareth O'Donnell in Public
Master Boyle
Gareth O'Donnell in Private
Senator Doogan
Ben Burton
S. B. O'Donnell
Canon Mick O'Byrne
Kate Doogan
Lizzy Sweeney
Con Sweeney
Understudies: Joseph Boland (S. B. O'Donnell), Grace Carney (Madge, Lizzy Sweeney), David Haviland (Gareth O'Donnell in Public, Ned, Tom, Joe), Joseph Hill (Senator Doogan, Con Sweeney, Ben Burton), John Cecil Holm (Master Boyle, Canon Mick O'Byrne), Lesley Hunt (Kate Doogan) and Dermot McNamara (Gareth O'Donnell in Private)

Helen Hayes Theatre (Feb 16, 1966 - Oct 01, 1966)

Understudy: Diane Garner (Kate Doogan)

Plymouth Theatre (Oct 03, 1966 - Nov 26, 1966)

Understudy: D. J. Sullivan (Ned, Tom, Joe, Gareth O'Donnell in Public)

Tony Award®


Best Play

1966 Nominee
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation
Written by Brian Friel

Best Actor in Play

1966 Nominee
Patrick Bedford (Joint nomination with Donal Donnelly)
Donal Donnelly (Joint nomination with Patrick Bedford)

Best Featured Actor in a Play

1966 Nominee
Eamon Kelly

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1966 Nominee
Mairin D. O'Sullivan

Best Direction of a Play

1966 Nominee
Directed by Hilton Edwards

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