Child's Play

Drama - Original

Royale Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 17, 1970
  • Closing Date: December 12, 1970
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 342

Playwright: Robert Marasco

Synopsis

A mysterious evil takes over a boys' school and leads to seemingly random, unexplained acts of violence.

 

Opening Night Cast

Pat Hingle in Child's Play Pat Hingle Joseph Dobbs
Fritz Weaver in Child's Play Fritz Weaver Jerome Malley
Ken Howard Paul Reese
Christopher Deane Medley
Frank Fiore O'Donnell
Bryant Fraser Carre
Mark Hall Jennings
John Handy Travis
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert Marasco Writer
  Joseph Hardy Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Sara Brook Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Gary Harris Sound Created
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1969 - 1970

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Outstanding Director Joseph Hardy Winner
1970 Outstanding Performance Fritz Weaver Winner
1970 Outstanding Set Design Jo Mielziner Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Outstanding Play   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Theatre World Award David Rounds Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1970 Actor in a Play Fritz Weaver Winner
1970 Direction of a Play Joseph Hardy Winner
1970 Featured Actor in a Play Ken Howard Winner
1970 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Jo Mielziner Winner
1970 Play   Nominee
1970 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Jo Mielziner Winner
 
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