Billy Rose Theatre, (12/04/1969 - 4/25/1970)
Broadhurst Theatre, (4/27/1970 - 5/30/1970)

Opening Date: Dec 04, 1969
Closing Date: May 30, 1970
Total Previews: 2
Total Performances: 198

Category: Play, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The terrace of a hotel in Deauville, France; Amanda's flat in Paris. Mid-1930s.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Billy Rose

Produced by David Merrick; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff

Originally produced by APA (Ellis Rabb, Artistic Director)

Written by Noël Coward

Directed by Stephen Porter

Scenic Design by James Tilton; Costume Design by Joe Eula; Miss Grimes' Costumes by Barbara Matera; Lighting Design by James Tilton

General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: David Lawlor

Production Stage Manager: Lo Hardin; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bob Beard

General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: Ted Goldsmith; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Photographer: Carl Samrock

Opening Night Cast

Brian BedfordElyot Chase
David GloverVictor Prynne
Tammy GrimesAmanda Prynne
Suzanne GrossmanSybil Chase
J. J. LewisLouise
the Maid

Understudies: Bob Beard (Elyot Chase, Victor Prynne), Katherine Helmond (Amanda Prynne, Louise) and J. J. Lewis (Sybil Chase)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

winner 1970 Best Actress in a Play [winner] 

Tammy Grimes

Drama Desk Award

winner 1970 Outstanding Performance [winner] 

Tammy Grimes and Brian Bedford

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Billy Rose Theatre

(12/4/1969 - 4/25/1970)

Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall.

Broadhurst Theatre

(4/27/1970 - 5/30/1970)

Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall.


William Glover
Victor Prynne

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