Happy Birthday, Wanda June

Play - Original

Edison Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 22, 1970
  • Closing Date: March 14, 1971
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 96

Playwright: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.


Kurt Vonnegut updates the story of Ulysses' homecoming from the Trojan War.


Opening Night Cast

Keith Charles Dr. Norbert Woodly
Nicolas Coster Herb Shuttle
William Hickey Looseleaf Harper
Marsha Mason in Happy Birthday, Wanda June Marsha Mason Penelope Ryan
Kevin McCarthy in Happy Birthday, Wanda June Kevin McCarthy Harold Ryan
Ariane Munker Wanda June
Steven Paul Paul Ryan
Pamela Saunders Mildred
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Writer
  Michael J. Kane Director
  Ed Wittstein Scenic Design
  Joseph G. Aulisi Costume Design
  David F. Segal Lighting Design
  Gary Harris Sound Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Most Promising Playwright Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Winner
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