Happy Birthday

Comedy - Original

Broadhurst Theatre (October 31, 1946 - January 10, 1948)
Plymouth Theatre (January 12, 1948 - March 13, 1948)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 31, 1946
  • Closing Date: March 13, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 563

Playwright: Anita Loos


In Anita Loos' play, a spinsterish librarian follows the man of her dreams into a bar and takes a drink for the first time, discovering the joy in fun.


Opening Night Production Credits

  Anita Loos Writer
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Lucinda Ballard Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Harold Burris-Meyer Sound Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1947 Actress in a Play Helen Hayes Winner
1947 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Lucinda Ballard Winner
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