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The Dark at the Top of the Stairs   

 
Music Box Theatre, (12/05/1957 - 1/17/1959)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 05, 1957    
Closing Date: Jan 17, 1959 Total Performances: 468

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts
Setting: The Floods' house in a small town near Oklahoma City. The early 1920's.



Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by J. J. Shubert and Irving Berlin
Produced by Arnold Saint-Subber and Elia Kazan
Written by William Inge
Directed by Elia Kazan
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Costume Design by Lucinda Ballard; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
General Manager: C. Edwin Knill
Production Stage Manager: Burry Fredrik; Stage Manager: Bernard Pollock; Assistant Stage Mgr: Anthony Ray; Production Manager: Selma Tamber
Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, David Powers, Bernard Simon and Jay Russell; Advertising: Ingram Ash
Cast
Eileen HeckartLottie Lacey
Pat HingleRubin Flood
Teresa WrightCora Flood
Evans EvansFlirt Conroy
Timmy EverettSammy Goldenbaum
Frank OvertonMorris Lacey
Anthony RayChauffer
Carl ReindelPunky Givens
Judith RobinsonReenie Flood
Charles SaariSonny Flood
Jonathan ShawnBoy Offstage
Understudies: Anthony Ray (Punky Givens, Sammy Goldenbaum), Jonathan Shawn (Sonny Flood) and Tuesday Weld (Flirt Conroy, Reenie Flood)
Theatre World
winner 1958 Award [recipient] 
  Timmy Everett
Tony Award®
 1958 Best Play [nominee] 
 Written by William Inge ;  Produced by Arnold Saint-Subber and Elia Kazan
 1958 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Pat Hingle
 1958 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Eileen Heckart
 1958 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Ben Edwards
 1958 Best Director [nominee] 
 Directed by Elia Kazan