The Reluctant Debutante

Comedy - Revival

Henry Miller's Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 10, 1956
  • Closing Date: February 2, 1957
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 134

Playwright: William Douglas Home


A mother is anxious for her daughter to move up in British society by marrying a guardsman, when the daughter would rather marry an apparent rake.


Opening Night Cast

Adrianne Allen Sheila Broadbent
Wilfred Hyde White Jimmy Broadbent
Brenda Forbes Mabel Crosswaithe
Anna Massey Jane
John Merivale David Hoylake-Johnston
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Douglas Home Writer
Cyril Ritchard Cyril Ritchard Director
  Raymond Sovey Scenic Design
  Kathryn B. Miller Costume Design
  George Banyai General Manager
  Robert Hector Company Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Actor in a Play Wilfred Hyde White Nominee
1957 Featured Actress in a Play Anna Massey Nominee
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