Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep

Comedy - Original

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 2, 1950
  • Closing Date: April 8, 1950
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 44

Playwright: Elaine Ryan


Elaine Ryan's adaptation of Ludwig Bemelmans' novel depicts the relationship between an impulsive Ecuadorian general and a proper English governess as they travel from Biaritz to South America.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Abbott Fourth Indian
The Doctor
Norman Barrs Ship's Steward
The Cure
Charles Chaplin Jr. Second Indian
Booth Colman Priest
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Elaine Ryan Writer
  Hume Cronyn Staging
  Wolfgang Roth Scenic Design
  John Derro Costume Design
  Richard Bernstein Lighting Design
  Nancy Stern Producer
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1950 Theatre World Award Rick Jason Winner
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