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ANTA Playhouse , (2/24/1970 - 5/02/1970)
First Preview: Total Previews:8
Opening Date:Feb 24, 1970   
Closing Date:May 02, 1970 Total Performances:79

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Denver, Colorado, the library of the old Dowd family mansion and the reception room of Chumley's Rest. 1944.

Production Staff
Produced by ANTA (Alfred de Liagre Jr: executive producer; Jean Dalrymple: executive director), The American National Theatre and Academy and Alfred De Liagre, Jr.
Written by Mary Chase
Directed by Stephen Porter
Scenic Design by James Tilton; Costume Design by Nancy Potts; Lighting Design by James Tilton
Managing Director: T. Edward Hambleton
Production Stage Manager: Bruce Hoover and Don Lamb
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon
James Stewart Elwood P. Dowd
Marian Hailey Myrtle Mae Simmons
Helen Hayes Veta Louise Simmons
John C. Becher Judge Omar Gaffney
Dorothy Blackburn Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet
Dort Clark E. J. Lofgren
Mariclare Costello Ruth Kelly, R.N.
Henderson Forsythe William R. Chumley, M.D.
Joe Ponazecki Lyman Sanderson, M.D.
Peggy Pope Betty Chumley
Jesse White Duane Wilson
Understudies: Dorothy Blackburn (Veta Louise Simmons), Alexander Clark (Judge Omar Gaffney, William R. Chumley, M.D.), Zoe Kamitses (Betty Chumley, Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet, Myrtle Mae Simmons, Ruth Kelly, R.N.) and Don Lamb (Duane Wilson, E. J. Lofgren, Lyman Sanderson, M.D.)
Tony Award®
 1970 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Helen Hayes
Drama Desk Award
winner 1970 Outstanding Performance [winner]
Performer: James Stewart