Tall Story

Comedy - Original

Belasco Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 29, 1959
  • Closing Date: May 2, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 108

Playwright: Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay


Two college professors come to terms over a star basketball player who is being kept out of the big game because of his grades.


Opening Night Cast

Mason Adams Sandy Hardy
John Astin Collins
Nancy Baker Connie
Joyce Bulifant Nancy
Kevin Carpenter Eddie
Marc Connelly Professor Charles Osman
Hans Conried Professor Leon Solomon
Donald Dawson Joe
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Howard Lindsay Writer
  Russel Crouse Writer
  Herman Shumlin Staging
  George Jenkins Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  George Jenkins Lighting Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Featured Actor in a Play Marc Connelly Nominee
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