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The Heiress   

 
Biltmore Theatre, (9/29/1947 - 9/18/1948)
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Opening Date: Sep 29, 1947    
Closing Date: Sep 18, 1948 Total Performances: 410

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The front parlor of Doctor Sloper's house in Washington Square. 1850.



Production Staff
Produced by Fred F. Finklehoffe
Written by Ruth Goetz and Augustus Goetz; Suggested by "Washington Square" by Henry James
Directed by Jed Harris
Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey; Costume Design by Mary Percy Schenck
Cast
Patricia CollingeLavinia Penniman
Peter CooksonMorris Townsend
Wendy HillerCatherine Sloper
Craig KellyArthur Townsend
Betty LinleyMrs. Montgomery
Fiona O'ShielMaria
Jean PlattMrs. Montgomery
Alternate
Katharine RahtElizabeth Almond
Basil RathboneDr. Austin Sloper
Augusta RoelandMarian Almond
Tony Award®
 1948 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Basil Rathbone
winner 1948 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Mary Percy Schenck