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The Rope Dancers   

Cort Theatre, (11/20/1957 - circa. 1/1958)
Henry Miller's Theatre, (1/27/1958 - 5/03/1958)
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Opening Date: Nov 20, 1957    
Closing Date: May 03, 1958 Total Performances: 189

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts and five scenes
Setting: New York City, at the turn of the century.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton) and Gilbert Miller
Written by Morton Wishengrad
Directed by Peter Hall
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Patricia Zipprodt
General Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Morton Gottlieb
Production Stage Manager: Lucia Victor; Stage Manager: Frank Dudley
Production Associate: George Banyai; Press Representative: William Fields; Press Associate: Walter Alford and Reginald Denenholz
Cast
Art Carney
James Hyland
Siobhán McKenna
Margaret Hyland
Joan Blondell
Mrs. Farrow
Theodore Bikel
Dr. Jacobson
Joseph Boland
The Cop
William Edmonson
The Moving Man
Joseph Julian
Lameschnik
Beverly Lunsford
Lizzie Hyland
Barbara Ellen Myers
Clementine
Tony Award®
1958 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Morton Wishengrad; Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton) and Gilbert Miller
1958 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Siobhán McKenna
1958 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Theodore Bikel
1958 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Joan Blondell
1958 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Boris Aronson
1958 Best Director [nominee]
Directed by Peter Hall