The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window

Play - Original

Longacre Theatre (October 15, 1964 - December 26, 1964)
Henry Miller's Theatre (December 29, 1964 - January 10, 1965)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 26, 1964
  • Opening Date: October 15, 1964
  • Closing Date: December 26, 1964
  • Previews: 14
  • Performances: 101

Playwright: Lorraine Hansberry


A Jewish newspaper publisher and political activist remains optimistic in the face of struggle.


Opening Night Cast

Gabriel Dell Sidney Brustein
John Alderman David Ragin
Ben Aliza Alton Scales
Joseph Elic Policeman
Alice Ghostley Mavis Parodus Bryson
Rita Moreno in The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window Rita Moreno Iris Parodus Brustein
Cynthia O'Neal in The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window Cynthia O'Neal Gloria Parodus
Frank Schofield Wally O'Hara
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Opening Night Production Credits

Lorraine Hansberry Lorraine Hansberry Writer
  Peter Kass Director
  Jack Blackman Scenic Design
  Fred Voelpel Costume Design
  Jules Fisher Lighting Design
  Norman Maibaum General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1965 Featured Actress in a Play Alice Ghostley Winner
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