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Philadelphia, Here I Come!   

 
Helen Hayes Theatre , (2/16/1966 - 10/01/1966)
First Preview:Feb 15, 1966 Total Previews:1
Opening Date:Feb 16, 1966   
Closing Date:Oct 01, 1966 Total Performances:326

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1960's, Ballybeg in County Donegal, Ireland


Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation; Produced by arrangement with Oscar Lewenstein and Michael White; Associate Producer: Samuel Liff
Written by Brian Friel
Directed by Hilton Edwards
Scenic Design by Lloyd Burlingame; Costume Design by Lloyd Burlingame
Company Manager: Richard Highley
Production Stage Manager: Mitchell Erickson; Stage Manager: Joseph Hill
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and Jay Russell; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson and Fred Golden; Casting: Linda Otto
Cast
Patrick Bedford Gareth O'Donnell in Public
Joseph Boland Master Boyle
Thomas Connolly Ned
Donal Donnelly Gareth O'Donnell in Private
William Griffis Senator Doogan
John Cecil Holm Ben Burton
Eamon Kelly S. B. O'Donnell
Donald Marye Canon Mick O'Byrne
Dermot McNamara Tom
Eamon Morrissey Joe
Mairin D. O'Sullivan Madge
Lanna Saunders Kate Doogan
Mavis Villiers Lizzy Sweeney
Joseph Warren Con Sweeney
Understudies: Joseph Boland (S. B. O'Donnell), Grace Carney (Lizzy Sweeney, Madge), David Haviland (Gareth O'Donnell in Public, Joe, Ned, Tom), Joseph Hill (Ben Burton, Con Sweeney, Senator Doogan), John Cecil Holm (Canon Mick O'Byrne, Master Boyle), Lesley Hunt (Kate Doogan) and Dermot McNamara (Gareth O'Donnell in Private)
Tony Award®
 1966 Best Play [nominee]
Written by Brian Friel; Produced by David Merrick Arts Foundation
 1966 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Patrick Bedford
 1966 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Donal Donnelly
 1966 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Eamon Kelly
 1966 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee]
Mairin D. O'Sullivan
 1966 Best Direction of a Play [nominee]
Hilton Edwards