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Tea and Sympathy   

Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (9/30/1953 - 2/07/1955)
Longacre Theatre, (2/09/1955 - 4/09/1955)
48th Street Theatre, (4/11/1955 - 6/18/1955)
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Opening Date: Sep 30, 1953    
Closing Date: Jun 18, 1955 Total Performances: 712

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: A dormitory in a boys' school in New England. June.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by the Barrymore Theatre Corporation
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton); Produced in association with Mary K. Frank
Written by Robert Anderson
Staged by Elia Kazan
Assistant Designer to Mr. Mielziner: John Harvey; Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Anna Hill Johnstone
Business Manager: Victor Samrock
Production Stage Manager: Seymour Milbert; Assistant Stage Mgr: Yale Wexler
Press Representative: William Fields; Associate Press Representative: Walter Alford; Casting: Karl Malden; Production Assistant: Malcolm Wells
For his assistance in casting, Mr. Kazan gratefully acknowledges the assistance of Karl Malden
Deborah KerrLaura Reynolds
Leif EricksonBill Reynolds
John KerrTom Lee
Richard FranchotPhil
Florida FriebusLilly Sears
John McGovernHerbert Lee
Richard MidgleyDavid Harris
Arthur SteuerSteve
Alan SuesRalph
Yale WexlerPaul
Dick YorkAl
Theatre World
winner 1955 Award [recipient] 
  Mary Fickett
winner 1955 Award [recipient] 
  Anthony Perkins
Tony Award®
winner 1954 Best Featured Actor in a Play [winner] 
  John Kerr