The Day the Money Stopped

Drama - Original

Belasco Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 20, 1958
  • Closing Date: February 22, 1958
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 4

Playwright: Maxwell Anderson, Brendan Gill


The family black sheep and his priggish brother drag out the family's secrets as they battle over a will.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Basehart Charles Morrow
William Hansen Boaz Bridges
Kevin McCarthy in The Day the Money Stopped Kevin McCarthy Richard Morrow
Mildred Natwick Kathie Morrow
Collin Wilcox Ellen Wells
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Maxwell Anderson Writer
  Brendan Gill Writer
  Harold Clurman Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Betty Coe Armstrong Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
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Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1958 Most Promising Female Performer Collin Wilcox Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1958 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Jo Mielziner Nominee
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