PlayDramaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Feb 25, 1960
Closing Date
Apr 08, 1961
Performances
456
PlayDramaOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Hudson Theatre
(Feb 25, 1960 - Apr 08, 1961)

Description
A play in three acts

Setting
The Berniers house in New Orleans.

Theatre Leased by Herman Bernstein
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
Written by Lillian Hellman; "French Lessons in Songs" and "Bernier Day" by Marc Blitzstein
Directed by Arthur Penn
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Assistant to Mr. Bay: Ralph Holmes and Ellen Myers; Assistant to Miss Morley: Florence Klotz; Miss Stapelton's and Miss Oliver's hair styling by Ernest Adler
Company Manager: Richard Seader
Production Stage Manager: Kermit Kegley; Stage Manager: Clifford Cothren; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Hawley
General Press Representative: Arthur Cantor; Casting Director: Lillian Stein; Casting Consultant: Jane Broder
Julian Berniers
Carrie Berniers
Albertine Prine
Anna Berniers
Moving Man
Moving Man
Taxi Driver
Moving Man
Rochelle Oliver
Broadway debut
Lily Berniers
Percy Rodrigues
Broadway debut
Henry Simpson
Understudies: Sarah Cunningham (Carrie Berniers, Anna Berniers, Albertine Prine), Maurice Ellis (Henry Simpson, Gus), Ryan McDonald (Julian Berniers) and Ellen Weston (Lily Berniers)

Tony Award®

 

Best Play

1960 Nominee
Written by Lillian Hellman
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
 

Best Actor in Play

1960 Nominee
Jason Robards Jr.
 

Best Actress in a Play

1960 Nominee
Maureen Stapleton and Irene Worth

Best Featured Actress in a Play

1960 Winner
Anne Revere

Best Scenic Design (Play)

1960 Winner
Scenic Design by Howard Bay
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