Music Box Theatre, (12/02/1959 - 10/01/1960)

Opening Date: Dec 02, 1959
Closing Date: Oct 01, 1960
Total Performances: 337

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: Stanley Harringtons' weekend country house in Suffolk, England.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Estate of Sam H. Harris and Irving Berlin

Produced by Frederick Brisson and The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard); Produced by arrangement with H.M. Tennent, Ltd.

Written by Peter Shaffer

Directed by John Gielgud

Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Lighting Design by Tharon Musser; Assistant to Mr. Smith: William Pitkin; Miss Tandy's clothes executed by Ray Diffen

Company Manager: Morton Gottlieb

Production Stage Manager: Fred Hebert; Stage Manager: William Dodds; Assistant Stage Mgr: William Bruce

Press Representative: William Fields; Press Associate: Walter Alford, Reginald Denenholz and Mae Lyons; Secretary to Mr. Brisson: Mary Ann Goldsmith; Secretary to The Playwrights' Co.: Jane Gilliland; Secretary to Mr. Gielgud: Ben Morse; Production Assistant: Michael Mabry; Press Secretary: Jane Tupper

Opening Night Cast

Roland CulverStanley Harrington
Jessica TandyLouise Harrington
Brian BedfordClive Harrington
Michael BryantWalter Langer
Juliet MillsPamela Harrington

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1960 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Juliet Mills

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Music Box Theatre

(12/2/1959 - 10/1/1960)


Pinkie Johnstone
Pamela Harrington

Understudies: Jared Allen (Walter Langer), Linda Libera (Pamela Harrington), Nigel McKeand (Clive Harrington), Guy Spaull (Stanley Harrington).

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