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Lyceum Theatre, (10/01/1957 - 3/15/1958)
John Golden Theatre, (3/17/1958 - 9/20/1958)

Opening Date: Oct 01, 1957
Closing Date: Sep 20, 1958
Total Performances: 407

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Porters' one-room flat in a large town in the Midlands, England. Present.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by David Merrick

Written by John Osborne; Music for songs by Tom Eastwood

Directed by Tony Richardson

Scenic Design by Alan Tagg; Costume Design by Motley

General Manager: Jack Schlissel

Stage Manager: Howard Stone

Press Representative: Harvey Sabinson, Lewis Harmon and Sol Jacobson; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Setting, lighting and costumes supervised by Howard Bay

Opening Night Cast

Alan BatesCliff Lewis
Vivienne DrummondHelena Charles
Kenneth HaighJimmy Porter
Jack LiveseyColonel Redfern
Mary UreAlison Porter

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1958 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by John Osborne; Produced by David Merrick

 1958 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Mary Ure

 1958 Best Costume Design [nominee] 


Replacement/Transfer Info

The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Lyceum Theatre

(10/1/1957 - 3/15/1958)


Patricia Devon
Helena Charles
Alfred Karl
Cliff Lewis (Sep 22, 1958 - ?)
Donald Madden
Jimmy Porter
Dino Narizzano
Cliff Lewis
Susan Oliver
Alison Porter

John Golden Theatre

(3/17/1958 - 9/20/1958)

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