The Miser

Play - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: May 8, 1969
  • Closing Date: June 21, 1969
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 52

Playwright: Molière


A rich miser wants to marry off his daughter to a rich older man and his son to a rich widow, having his own designs on his son's beloved, in Moliere's 1668 comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Lloyd Battista Valere
David Birney Cleante
Leta Bonynge Dame Claude
Philip Bosco in The Miser Philip Bosco Anselme
James Cook La Merluche
Blythe Danner in The Miser Blythe Danner Elise
Lili Darvas Frosine
Stephen Elliott Magistrate
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Molière Writer
  Carl Weber Director
  David Hays Scenic Design
  James Hart Stearns Costume Design
  John Gleason Lighting Design
  Lincoln Center Theater Producer
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1969 Theatre World Award Blythe Danner Winner
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