Comedy - Original

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 11, 1968
  • Opening Date: March 13, 1968
  • Closing Date: March 30, 1968
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 21

Playwright: Gore Vidal


A Presidential candidate turns his son's black girlfriend into a political asset in Gore Vidal's comedy.


Opening Night Cast

John Forsythe Senator Mac Gruder
Kim Hunter Miss Wilson
Rosemary Murphy Estelle Mac Gruder
Carol Cole Louise Hampton
Gene Blakely Norris Blotner
Graham Brown Dr. Hampton
Zaida Coles Mrs. Hampton
Staats Cotsworth Senator Andrews
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Opening Night Production Credits

Gore Vidal Gore Vidal Writer
  Joseph Anthony Director
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
Theoni V. Aldredge Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
  C. Edwin Knill General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1968 Featured Actress in a Play Eleanor Wilson Nominee
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