The Night of the Iguana

Drama - Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 26, 1976
  • Opening Date: December 16, 1976
  • Closing Date: February 20, 1977
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 77

Playwright: Tennessee Williams


A defrocked priest accused of having sexual relations with a teenage girl seeks shelter at a Mexican inn run by his blowsy, widowed old friend, who finds herself competing for his attentions with a kindly spinster who is caring for her grandfather, an aging poet.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Chamberlain in The Night of the Iguana Richard Chamberlain The Reverend T. Lawrence Shannon
Dorothy McGuire Hannah Jelkes
Sylvia Miles Maxine Faulk
Allison Argo Charlotte Goodall
Matt Bennett Hank
Barbara Caruso Miss Judith Fellowes
Amelia Laurenson Frau Fahrenkopf
William Paulson Pancho
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Opening Night Production Credits

Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Writer
  Joseph Hardy Director
  H. R. Poindexter Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  H. R. Poindexter Lighting Design
  William Conn Company Manager
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Outstanding Actor in a Play Richard Chamberlain Nominee
1977 Outstanding Actress in a Play Dorothy McGuire Nominee
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