They Knew What They Wanted

Comedy - Original

Garrick Theatre (November 24, 1924 - January 10, 1925)
Klaw Theatre (January 12, 1925 - November 14, 1925)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 24, 1924
  • Closing Date: November 14, 1925
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 414

Playwright: Sidney Howard


An aging Italian vineyard owner in California proposes to a waitress via letter, sending her a picture of his handsome hired hand. Romantic and emotional complications ensue when she agrees to marry and live with the Italian in Sidney Howard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.


Opening Night Production Credits

  Sidney Howard Writer
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1925 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Sidney Howard Winner
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