The Potting Shed

Play - Original

Bijou Theatre (January 29, 1957 - April 20, 1957)
John Golden Theatre (April 22, 1957 - June 01, 1957)
Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 29, 1957
  • Closing Date: June 1, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 143

Playwright: Graham Greene


A young man tries to piece together what has left him estranged from his father and family and alone in the world, in Graham Greene's play.


Opening Night Cast

Lewis Casson Dr. Frederick Baston
Frank Conroy Father William Callifer
Joan Croydon Miss Connolly
Robert Flemyng James Callifer
Eda Heinemann Mrs. Potter
Stanley Lemin John Callifer
Richard Longman Corner
Carol Lynley Anne Callifer
See Full Opening Night Cast

Opening Night Production Credits

  Graham Greene Writer
  Carmen Capalbo Director
  William Pitkin Scenic Design
Patricia Zipprodt Patricia Zipprodt Costume Design
  Peggy Clark Lighting Design
  Norman Maibaum General Manager
See Full Opening Night Production credits


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Most Promising Female Performer Joan Croydon Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Theatre World Award Carol Lynley Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Actress in a Play Dame Sybil Thorndike Nominee
1957 Featured Actor in a Play Frank Conroy Winner
1957 Play   Nominee
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