Trelawny of the "Wells"

Play - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 3, 1975
  • Opening Date: October 15, 1975
  • Closing Date: November 23, 1975
  • Previews: 14
  • Performances: 47

Playwright: Arthur Wing Pinero


A popular British star of melodramas gives up the stage for marriage, only to flee her husband's traditional family for the footlights again.


Opening Night Cast

Walter Abel Vice Chancellor Sir William Gower
K. T. Baumann Sarah
Tom Blank Mr. Hunston
Suzanne Collins Miss Brewster
Anita Dangler Mrs. Telfer
Jerome Dempsey Mr. James Telfer
Merwin Goldsmith Mr. Ablett
Walt Gorney Charles
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arthur Wing Pinero Writer
  A. J. Antoon Director
  David Mitchell Scenic Design
Theoni V. Aldredge Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Design
  Ian Calderon Lighting Design
  J. Roy Helland Hair Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Play Meryl Streep Nominee
1976 Outstanding Costume Design Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
1976 Outstanding Lighting Design Ian Calderon Nominee
1976 Outstanding Revival   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Featured Actress in a Play Mary Beth Hurt Nominee
1976 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Ian Calderon Nominee
1976 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) David Mitchell Nominee
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