Plymouth Theatre, (10/25/1962 - 2/09/1963)
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (2/11/1963 - 5/18/1963)

First Preview: Oct 23, 1962
Opening Date: Oct 25, 1962
Closing Date: May 18, 1963
Total Previews: 3
Total Performances: 222

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: Rockefeller Center, the Pickett apartment, a hotel room, a brownstone, Sutton Place, and elsewhere around New York City. Present time.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by David Merrick; Produced in association with Warner LeRoy

Written by Sidney Michaels; Based on the play by François Billetdoux

Staged by Peter Glenville

Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Hair Design by Michel Kazan; Assistant to Mr. Armstrong: John Conklin; Assistant to Miss Aldredge: Sonia Lowenstein

General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Manny Davis and Gene Wolsk

Production Stage Manager: Joseph Brownstone; Stage Manager: Martin Gold; Assistant Stage Mgr: Warren Lyons; Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley

General Press Representative: Frank Goodman; Press Representative: Ben Washer; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company

Opening Night Cast

Margaret LeightonPamela Pew-Pickett
(Oct 23, 1962 - Apr 13, 1963)
Anthony QuinnCaesario Grimaldi
(Oct 23, 1962 - Apr 13, 1963)
Jean BarkerPerson
Sandy BaronPerson
Charles GrodinRobert Pickett

Understudies: Martin Gold (Person, Robert Pickett), Al Henderson (Caesario Grimaldi) and Nancy Marchand (Pamela Pew-Pickett)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1963 Best Play [nominee] 

Written by Sidney Michaels; Produced by David Merrick

 1963 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Margaret Leighton

 1963 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 

Will Steven Armstrong

 1963 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 

Staged by Peter Glenville

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Plymouth Theatre

(10/25/1962 - 2/9/1963)

Company Manager: Manny Davis, Richard Highley.

Assistant Stage Mgr: Warren Lyons.

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

(2/11/1963 - 5/18/1963)

Directed by Warner LeRoy.

Production Stage Manager: Lucia Victor.


Robert Dressler
Arlene Francis
Pamela Pew-Pickett (Apr 22, 1963 - ?)
Jack Klugman
Caesario Grimaldi (Apr 22, 1963 - ?)

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