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The Dark at the Top of the Stairs   

Music Box Theatre, (12/05/1957 - 1/17/1959)
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Opening Date: Dec 05, 1957    
Closing Date: Jan 17, 1959 Total Performances: 468

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts
Setting: The Floods' house in a small town near Oklahoma City. The early 1920's.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by J. J. Shubert and Irving Berlin
Produced by Arnold Saint-Subber and Elia Kazan
Written by William Inge
Directed by Elia Kazan
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: Burry Fredrik; Stage Manager: Bernard Pollock; Production Manager: Selma Tamber
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, David Powers, Bernard Simon and Jay Russell; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Eileen Heckart
Lottie Lacey
Pat Hingle
Rubin Flood
Teresa Wright
Cora Flood
Evans Evans
Flirt Conroy
Timmy Everett
Sammy Goldenbaum
Frank Overton
Morris Lacey
Anthony Ray
Carl Reindel
Punky Givens
Judith Robinson
Reenie Flood
Charles Saari
Sonny Flood
Jonathan Shawn
Boy Offstage
Understudies: Anthony Ray (Punky Givens, Sammy Goldenbaum), Jonathan Shawn (Sonny Flood) and Tuesday Weld (Flirt Conroy, Reenie Flood)
Tony Award®
1958 Best Play [nominee]
Written by William Inge; Produced by Arnold Saint-Subber and Elia Kazan
1958 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Pat Hingle
1958 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Eileen Heckart
1958 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Ben Edwards
1958 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Elia Kazan
Theatre World
winner 1958 Award [recipient]
Timmy Everett