The Kingfisher

Comedy - Original

Biltmore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 29, 1978
  • Opening Date: December 6, 1978
  • Closing Date: May 13, 1979
  • Previews: 9
  • Performances: 181

Playwright: William Douglas Home


An aging romantic seeks to rekindle an old flame, despite the disapproval of his manservant.


Opening Night Cast

Claudette Colbert Evelyn
Rex Harrison in The Kingfisher Rex Harrison Cecil
George Rose Hawkins
See Full Opening Night Cast

Opening Night Production Credits

  William Douglas Home Writer
  Lindsay Anderson Director
  Alan Tagg Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Thomas R. Skelton Lighting Design
Paul Huntley Paul Huntley Wig Design
See Full Opening Night Production credits
See More


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1979 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play George Rose Winner
You are submitting a comment about: The page you are currently on: The Kingfisher on Broadway - Information, Cast, Crew, Synopsis and Photos - Playbill Vault
The website in general
What are you writing about?
Who are you?
Explain your reason for writing to us