110 in the Shade

Musical - Original

Broadhurst Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 23, 1963
  • Opening Date: October 24, 1963
  • Closing Date: August 8, 1964
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 330

Book: N. Richard Nash

Lyrics: Tom Jones

Music: Harvey Schmidt


An unmarried woman in the Old West must choose between the attentions of the local sheriff and a charismatic con man who promises to bring rain. Based on Nash's play The Rainmaker.


Opening Night Cast

Stephen Douglass File
Robert Horton Bill Starbuck
Inga Swenson Lizzie Curry
George Church Toby
Will Geer H. C. Curry
Steve Roland Noah Curry
Scooter Teague Jimmy Curry
Lesley Ann Warren in 110 in the Shade Lesley Ann Warren Snookie
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Opening Night Production Credits

  N. Richard Nash Book
Harvey Schmidt Harvey Schmidt Composer
Tom Jones Tom Jones Lyrics
  Joseph Anthony Director
Agnes de Mille Agnes de Mille Choreographer
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
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Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Outstanding Performance Inga Swenson Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Actress in a Musical Inga Swenson Nominee
1964 Composer and Lyricist Harvey Schmidt
Tom Jones
1964 Direction of a Musical Joseph Anthony Nominee
1964 Featured Actor in a Musical Will Geer Nominee
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