Secret Service

Drama - Revival

Playhouse Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 30, 1976
  • Opening Date: April 12, 1976
  • Closing Date: May 2, 1976
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 13

Playwright: William Gillette


A spy for the Union Army during the Civil War falls in love with a daughter of the Confederacy, and then is caught.


Opening Night Cast

Lenny Baker Henry Dumont
Frederick Coffin Lieutenant Maxwell
Alice Drummond Mrs. Varney
Joe Grifasi in Secret Service Joe Grifasi Corporal Matson
David Harris Jonas
Mary Beth Hurt in Secret Service Mary Beth Hurt Caroline Mitford
Jeffrey Jones Sergeant Wilson
Charles Kimbrough in Secret Service Charles Kimbrough Benton Arrelsford
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Gillette Writer
  Daniel Freudenberger Director
  James Tilton Scenic Design
  Clifford Capone Costume Design
  James Tilton Lighting Design
  David Rapkin Sound Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Outstanding Actress in a Play Meryl Streep Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Theatre World Award Meryl Streep Winner
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