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The Teahouse of the August Moon   

Martin Beck Theatre, (10/15/1953 - 3/24/1956)
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Opening Date: Oct 15, 1953    
Closing Date: Mar 24, 1956 Total Performances: 1027

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Okinawa; Col. Purdy's and Capt. Fisby's Offices; Tobiki Village; The Teahouse of the August Moon


Production Staff
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
Cast
John Forsythe
Capt. Fisby
David Wayne
Sakini
Paul Ford
Col. Wainright Purdy III
Larry Gates
Capt. McLean
William Hansen
Mr. Oshira
Mariko Niki
Lotus Blossom
Richard Akagi
Villager
Joyce Chen
The Daughter's Child
Norman Chi
Villager
Kaie Deei
Mr. Sumata
Jerry Fujikawa
Villager
Kikuo Hiromura
Mr. Sumata's Father
Kame Ishikawa
Ancient Man
Harry Jackson
Sgt. Gregovich
Laurence Kim
Villager
Mara Kim
Old Woman's Daughter
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Naoe Kondo
Old Woman
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Chuck Morgan
Mr. Hokaida
Shizu Moriya
Miss Higa Jiga
Frank Ogawa
Villager
Mary Ann Reeve
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Saki
Lady Astor
Kuraji Seida
Mr. Omura
Yuki Shimoda
Mr. Keora
Moy Moy Thom
The Daughter's Child
Vivian Thom
Ladies League for Democratic Action
Haim Winant
Mr. Seiko
Kenneth Wong
The Daughter's Child
Tony Award®
winner 1954 Best Play [winner]
Written by John Patrick; Produced by Maurice Evans; Produced in association with George Schaefer
winner 1954 Best Actor in Play [winner]
David Wayne
winner 1954 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Peter Larkin
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1954 for Drama [winner]
Written by John Patrick