The Au Pair Man

Play - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 13, 1973
  • Opening Date: December 27, 1973
  • Closing Date: January 27, 1974
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 37

Playwright: Hugh Leonard


An elegant woman living in faded grandeur takes in a rough-hewn handyman, forcing him to do her chores and bend to her will, in Hugh Leonard's allegory of English-Irish relationships.


Opening Night Cast

Charles Durning in The Au Pair Man Charles Durning Eugene Hartigan
Julie Harris in The Au Pair Man Julie Harris Mrs. Rogers
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Leonard Writer
  Gerald Freedman Director
  John Conklin Scenic Design
Theoni V. Aldredge Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Design
  Martin Aronstein Lighting Design
  Ray Iagnocco Miss Harris\' hair styles designed
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1974 Actress in a Play Julie Harris Nominee
1974 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Theoni V. Aldredge Nominee
1974 Play   Nominee
1974 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) John Conklin Nominee
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