Idiot's Delight

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre (March 24, 1936 - July 04, 1936)
Shubert Theatre (August 31, 1936 - January 30, 1937)
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  • Opening Date: March 24, 1936
  • Closing Date: January 30, 1937
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 300

Playwright: Robert E. Sherwood

Opening Night Cast

Lynn Fontanne Irene
Alfred Lunt Harry Van
Margorie Baglin Elaine
Edgar Barrier Auguste
Francis Compton Achille Weber
Connie Crowell Beulah
Ernestine De Becker Signora Rossi
Frances Foley Edna
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert E. Sherwood Writer
  Bretaigne Windust Director
  Morgan Lewis Dance Director
  Lee Simonson Scenic Design
  Lawrence Farrell Company Manager
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1936 Best American Play Robert E. Sherwood Nominee

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1936 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Robert E. Sherwood Winner
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