The Lion in Winter

Drama - Original

Ambassador Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 2, 1966
  • Opening Date: March 3, 1966
  • Closing Date: May 21, 1966
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 92

Playwright: James Goldman

Opening Night Cast

Rosemary Harris in The Lion in Winter Rosemary Harris Eleanor
Robert Preston in The Lion in Winter Robert Preston Henry II
Dennis Cooney Geoffrey
Suzanne Grossman Alais
James Rado in The Lion in Winter James Rado Richard Lionheart
Bruce Scott John
Christopher Walken in The Lion in Winter Christopher Walken Philip
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Opening Night Production Credits

James Goldman James Goldman Writer
  Noel Willman Director
  Will Steven Armstrong Scenic Design
  Will Steven Armstrong Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  Thomas Pazik Hair style for Miss Harris
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Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Most Promising Male Performer Christopher Walken Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Actress in a Play Rosemary Harris Winner
1966 Direction of a Play Noel Willman Nominee
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