Barefoot in the Park

Comedy - Original

Biltmore Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 21, 1963
  • Opening Date: October 23, 1963
  • Closing Date: June 25, 1967
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 1532

Playwright: Neil Simon


A free-spirited bride and her buttoned-down groom settle down to some rocky happily-ever-aftering in a Greenwich Village walk-up, occasionally invaded by the bride's easily winded mother and the quirky bohemian who lives in the attic.


Opening Night Cast

Elizabeth Ashley in Barefoot in the Park Elizabeth Ashley Corie Bratter
Kurt Kasznar Victor Velasco
Mildred Natwick Mrs. Banks
Robert Redford Paul Bratter
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Writer
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
  Donald Brooks Costume Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
  C. Edwin Knill General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1963 - 1964

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Actress in a Play Elizabeth Ashley Nominee
1964 Direction of a Play Mike Nichols Winner
1964 Play   Nominee
1964 Producer of a Play Arnold Saint-Subber Nominee
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