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Big Fish, Little Fish   

 
ANTA Playhouse, (3/15/1961 - 6/10/1961)
First Preview: Mar 14, 1961 Total Previews: 1
Opening Date: Mar 15, 1961    
Closing Date: Jun 10, 1961 Total Performances: 101

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: William Baker's New York apartment in the East Thirties. The Present.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by ANTA (Alfred de Liagre Jr: executive producer; Jean Dalrymple: executive director); ANTA Theatre Managing Director: Louis A. Lotito
Produced by Lewis Allen and Ben Edwards; Mr. Allen is producing for Allen-Hodgdon, Inc.; Produced in association with Joseph I. Levine
Written by Hugh Wheeler
Directed by John Gielgud
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Costume Design by Mary Grant; Lighting Design by Ben Edwards; Assistant to Mr. Edwards: Robin Wagner; Sound Design by Masque Sound Engineering Company
General Manager: Oscar Olesen
General Stage Manager: John Maxtone-Graham; Stage Manager: Ben Morse
Casting: Terry Fay; General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson; Press Representative: David Powers, Ted Goldsmith and Lila Glaser; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Hume CronynJimmie Luton
Jason Robards Jr.William Baker
Martin GabelBasil Smythe
George GrizzardRonnie Johnson
George VoskovecPaul Stumpfig
Ruth WhiteEdith Maitland
Elizabeth WilsonHilda Rose
Understudies: Stephen Bolster (Ronnie Johnson), Pirie MacDonald (Basil Smythe, Jimmie Luton, Paul Stumpfig), Addison Powell (William Baker) and Margot Stevenson (Edith Maitland, Hilda Rose)
Tony Award®
 1961 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  Hume Cronyn
winner 1961 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner] 
  Martin Gabel
 1961 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  George Grizzard
winner 1961 Best Direction of a Play [winner] 
  John Gielgud