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Sweet Bird of Youth   

Martin Beck Theatre, (3/10/1959 - 1/30/1960)
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Opening Date: Mar 10, 1959    
Closing Date: Jan 30, 1960 Total Performances: 375

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Royal Palms Hotel somewhere on the Gulf Coast and the terrace of Boss Finley's house in St. Cloud. Modern, an Easter Sunday, from morning till late at night.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by Cheryl Crawford
Written by Tennessee Williams; Incidental music by Paul Bowles
Directed by Elia Kazan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Assistant Scenic Design: Hugh Hardy; Associate Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey
General Manager: Robert Rapport; Company Manager: James Awe
Production Stage Manager: David Pardoll; Stage Manager: Guy Thomajan and Bernard Pollack
"Firefly" used with permission of Edwin H. Morris & Co.
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Advertising: Fred Golden
Sidney Blackmer
Boss Finley
Paul Newman
Chance Wayne
Geraldine Page
Princess Kosmonopolis
Martine Bartlett
Aunt Nonnie
Kenneth Blake
Man in Bar
Hilda Brawner
Bruce Dern
Duke Farley
Man in Bar
Ron Harper
Man in Bar
Diana Hyland
Heavenly Finney
James Jeter
Monica May
Charles McDaniel
John Napier
Logan Ramsey
George Scudder
Patricia Ripley
Madeleine Sherwood
Miss Lucy
Glenn Stensel
Earl Sydnor
Rip Torn
Tom Junior
Charles Tyner
Milton J. Williams
Understudy: M'el Dowd (Princess Kosmonopolis)
Tony Award®
1960 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Geraldine Page
1960 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Rip Torn
1960 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Elia Kazan
Theatre World
winner 1959 Award [recipient]
Rip Torn