The Lady of the Camellias

Play - Original

Winter Garden Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 18, 1963
  • Opening Date: March 20, 1963
  • Closing Date: March 30, 1963
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 13


A courtesan's young lover struggles to help her as she dies of tuberculosis in Giles Cooper and Terrence McNally's adaptation of the Alexandre Dumas novel.


Opening Night Cast

Frank Silvera M. Duval
Susan Strasberg Marguerite Gauthier
John Stride Armand Duval
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Giles Cooper Dramatized
  Franco Zeffirelli Director
  Franco Zeffirelli Scenic Design
  Marcel Escoffier Costume Design
  Lloyd Burlingame Lighting Design
  Irving Cooper General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Marcel Escoffier Nominee
1963 Featured Actor in a Play Frank Silvera Nominee
1963 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Franco Zeffirelli Nominee
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