A Passage to India

Play - Original

Ambassador Theatre

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  • First Preview: January 30, 1962
  • Opening Date: January 31, 1962
  • Closing Date: May 5, 1962
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 109

Playwright: Santha Rama Rau


A young Indian doctor attempts to make friends with a group of British visitors but ultimately becomes disillusioned by his efforts, in Santha Rama Rau's adaptation of E.M. Forster's novel.


Opening Night Cast

Gladys Cooper Mrs. Moore
Anne Meacham Miss Adela Quested
Zia Mohyeddin Dr. Aziz
Eric Portman Mr. Fielding
Dorothy Blackburn Mrs. Callendar
Margaret Braidwood Mrs. Burton
Leonardo Cimino Mr. Das
James Coco Mr. Hamidullah
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Santha Rama Rau Writer
  Donald McWhinnie Director
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Scenic Design
  Rouben Ter-Arutunian Costume Design
  John Harvey Lighting Design
  Nat N. Dorfman Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1961 - 1962

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Actress in a Play Gladys Cooper Nominee
1962 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Rouben Ter-Arutunian Nominee
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