The Innocents

Drama - Revival

Morosco Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 19, 1976
  • Opening Date: October 21, 1976
  • Closing Date: October 30, 1976
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: William Archibald


A repressed woman becomes a governess for two children in a mysterious country house, becoming convinced that they are possessed by the spirits of deceased former staff members, in Wiliam Archibald's adaptation of Henry James' short novel The Turn of the Screw.


Opening Night Cast

Claire Bloom in The Innocents Claire Bloom Miss Bolton
Pauline Flanagan Mrs. Grose
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Archibald Writer
Harold Pinter Harold Pinter Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
  Deirdre Clancy Costume Design
  Neil Peter Jampolis Lighting Design
  Jack Mann Production Soundman
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Outstanding Set Design John Lee Beatty Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1977 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Neil Peter Jampolis Nominee
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