PlayComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 15, 1953
Closing Date
Mar 24, 1956
Performances
1,027
PlayComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Oct 15, 1953 - Mar 24, 1956)

Setting
Okinawa; Col. Purdy's and Capt. Fisby's Offices; Tobiki Village; The Teahouse of the August Moon

Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation; General Manager for the Martin Beck Theatre Louis A. Lotito
Produced by Maurice Evans; Produced in association with George Schaefer
Written by John Patrick; Based on the novel by Vern Sneider; Music composed by Dai-Keong Lee
Directed by Robert Lewis; Miss Niki's dance by Yuki Shimoda
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Lighting Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Assistant to Mr. Taylor: George Sullivan
General Manager: Robert Rapport
Production Stage Manager: Billy Matthews; Stage Manager: Tom Hughes Sand; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jerry Fujikawa
Music Contractor: Max Marlin
Assistant to Mr. Evans: Emmett Rogers; Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Advertising Representative: Fred Golden; Assistant to the Director: Judd Mathison
Capt. Fisby
Sakini
Col. Wainright Purdy III
Capt. McLean
Mr. Oshira
Lotus Blossom
Villager
The Daughter's Child
Villager
Mr. Sumata
Villager
Mr. Sumata's Father
Ancient Man
Sgt. Gregovich
Villager
Old Woman's Daughter
 
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Old Woman
 
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Mr. Hokaida
Miss Higa Jiga
Villager
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Lady Astor
Mr. Omura
Mr. Keora
The Daughter's Child
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Mr. Seiko
The Daughter's Child

Martin Beck Theatre (Oct 15, 1953 - Mar 24, 1956)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Yuki Shimoda

Cast

Capt. Fisby
Sgt. Gregovich
Mar 12, 1956 - Mar 24, 1956
Sgt. Gregovich
? - Mar 10, 1956
Sakini
Nov 21, 1955 - Jan 21, 1956
Capt. Fisby
Sakini
? - Nov 19, 1955
Capt. McLean
Capt. McLean
The Daughter's Child
The Daughter's Child
Mr. Keora
The Daughter's Child
Villager
Villager
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Understudy: Terrance Kilburn (Sakini)

Tony Award®

Best Play

1954 Winner
Written by John Patrick
Produced by Maurice Evans; Produced in association with George Schaefer

Best Actor in Play

1954 Winner
David Wayne

Best Scenic Design

1954 Winner
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin

Pulitzer Prize

for Drama

1954 Winner
Written by John Patrick
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