Tiger Tiger Burning Bright

Drama - Original

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 18, 1962
  • Opening Date: December 22, 1962
  • Closing Date: January 19, 1963
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 33

Playwright: Peter S. Feibleman


A woman builds a dream world around herself and her children to escape from her guilt over accidentally causing the death of one of her sons.


Opening Night Cast

Alvin Ailey Clarence Morris
Claudia McNeil Mama
Paul Barry Mr. Keres
Roscoe Lee Browne Deacon Sittre Morris
Rudy Challenger Second Neighbor
Al Freeman, Jr. Dan Morris
Ellen Holly Cille Morris
Robert Hooks Dewey Chipley
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter S. Feibleman Writer
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
  Lucinda Ballard Costume Design
  Feder Lighting Design
  Samuel Lurie General Press Representative
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Theatre World Award Diana Sands Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Actress in a Play Claudia McNeil Nominee
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