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Morosco Theatre, (3/24/1955 - 11/17/1956)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Mar 24, 1955    
Closing Date: Nov 17, 1956 Total Performances: 694

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Pollitt family estate in Mississippi.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton)
Written by Tennessee Williams
Staged by Elia Kazan
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Assistant Designer to Jo Mielziner: John Harvey; Assistant to Lucinda Ballard: Florence Klotz
Business Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: Ben Rosenberg
Production Stage Manager: Robert Downing; Stage Manager: Daniel Broun; Assistant Stage Mgr: Richard Durham
Press Representative: William Fields; Associate Press Representative: Walter Alford and Reginald Denenholz; Assistant to Mr. Kazan: Marguerite Lamkin and Jean Stein; Production Assistant: Malcolm Wells
Cast
Barbara Bel GeddesMaggie
Burl IvesBig Daddy
Mildred DunnockBig Mama
Ben GazzaraBrick
R. G. ArmstrongDr. Baugh
Janice DunnTrixie
Seth EdwardsSonny
Maxwell GlanvilleLacey
Pauline HahnDixie
Pat HingleGooper
Brother Man
Brownie McGheeBrightie
Darryl RichardBuster
Madeleine SherwoodMae
Sister Woman
Eva Vaughn SmithDaisy
Fred StewartRev. Tooker
Sonny TerrySmall
Musa WilliamsSookey
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by Tennessee Williams ;  Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; Robert Anderson; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Roger L. Stevens; John F. Wharton)
 1956 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Barbara Bel Geddes
 1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Jo Mielziner
 1956 Best Director [nominee] 
 Staged by Elia Kazan
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1955 for Drama [winner] 
 Written by Tennessee Williams