Come Back, Little Sheba

Drama - Original

Booth Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 15, 1950
  • Closing Date: July 29, 1950
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 191

Playwright: William Inge


Marie, an attractive young boarder, gives new meaning to the lives of Doc and Lola Delaney, married for 20 years and grindingly unhappy. For Lola, Marie is the child she never had. Doc, a recovering alcoholic, has less than paternal feelings.


Opening Night Production Credits

William Inge William Inge Writer
  Daniel Mann Director
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
  Lucille Little Costume Design
  Howard Bay Lighting Design
  Max A. Meyer Company Manager
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Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1950 Special Award Daniel Reed Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1950 Actor in a Play Sidney Blackmer Winner
1950 Actress in a Play Shirley Booth Winner
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