The Tunnel of Love

Comedy - Original

Royale Theatre (February 13, 1957 - December 14, 1957)
National Theatre (December 26, 1957 - February 02, 1958)
Martin Beck Theatre (February 04, 1958 - February 22, 1958)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 13, 1957
  • Closing Date: February 22, 1958
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 417

Playwright: Peter DeVries


A married suburban couple, unable to conceive, plans to adopt a child, but a disagreement between the wife and the adoption agent leads to not one, but two unexpected pregnancies.


Opening Night Cast

Thomas Ewell Augie Poole
Sylvia Daneel Estelle Novick
Elisabeth Fraser Alice Pepper
Darren McGavin in The Tunnel of Love Darren McGavin Dick Pepper
Nancy Olson Isolde Poole
Elizabeth Wilson Miss McCracken
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter DeVries Writer
  Joseph A. Fields Writer
  Ralph Alswang Scenic Design
  Virginia Volland Costume Design
  Marie McCarthy Gowns Designed
  Ralph Alswang Lighting Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Theatre World Award Sylvia Daneel Winner
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