Anne of the Thousand Days

Drama - Original

Shubert Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 8, 1948
  • Closing Date: October 8, 1949
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 286

Playwright: Maxwell Anderson


King Henry VIII looks over his relationship with and marriage to Anne Boleyn as he decides whether or not to execute her, in Maxwell Anderson's play.


Opening Night Cast

Rex Harrison in Anne of the Thousand Days Rex Harrison Henry
Joyce Redman Anne Boleyn
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Maxwell Anderson Writer
  H. C. Potter Staging
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Motley Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Eugene Orosz Miss Redman's Hairstyle
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1949 Actor in a Play Rex Harrison Winner
1949 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Jo Mielziner Winner
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