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The Hostage   

Cort Theatre, (9/20/1960 - 11/14/1960)
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (11/14/1960 - 12/10/1960)
Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (12/12/1960 - 1/07/1961)
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Opening Date: Sep 20, 1960    
Closing Date: Jan 07, 1961 Total Performances: 127

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Dublin. The present.

Production Staff
Produced by Leonard S. Field and Caroline Burke Swann; Produced by arrangement with Donald Albery and Oscar Lewenstein, Ltd.
Written by Brendan Behan
Directed by Joan Littlewood
Scenic Design by Frederick Fox; Costume Design by Margaret Bury; Lighting Design by Frederick Fox
Production Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin; Stage Manager: Bernard Pollack; Production Supervisor: Bill Ross
Press Representative: Abner D. Klipstein and John L. Toohey; Production Assistant: Harriet Slaughter
Avis BunnageMeg Dillon
Patience CollierMiss Gilcrest
a social worker
Anita DanglerColette
Glynn EdwardsMonsewer
owner of the lodging house
Michael ForrestVolunteer
Leila GreenwoodOld Ropeen
Alfred LynchLeslie
a British soldier
Aubrey MorrisMr. Mulleady
Warren O'ConnellMac
Kathleen O'ConnorKate
James A. RoacheJamie
Celia SalkeldTeresa
a country girl
Maxwell ShawPat
caretaker of the lodging house
Victor SpinettiI.R.A. Officer
Melvin StewartPrincess Grace
an American prize-fighter
Dudley SuttonRio Rita
Metro WellesRussian Sailor
Tony Award®
 1961 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Brendan Behan ;  Produced by Leonard S. Field and Caroline Burke Swann
 1961 Best Direction of a Play [nominee] 
  Joan Littlewood