Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad

Play - Original

Morosco Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: August 26, 1963
  • Opening Date: August 27, 1963
  • Closing Date: October 5, 1963
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 47

Playwright: Arthur Kopit


An overbearing mother brings her son and the body of her dead husband, carried in his coffin, to the Caribbean for a vacation in Arthur Kopit's black farce.


Opening Night Cast

Ernesto Aponte Bellboy
Alix Elias Rosalie
Gary Garth Bellboy
Hermione Gingold Madame Rosepettle
Carl Guttenberger Bellboy
John Hallow Head Bellboy
Thom Koutsoukos Bellboy
Peter Lenahan Bellboy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arthur Kopit Writer
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Director
  William and Jean Eckart Scenic Designers
Patricia Zipprodt Patricia Zipprodt Costume Designer
  Fred Mogubgub Filmed prologue sequences
  Pablo Ferro Filmed prologue sequences
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Vernon Rice Award Arthur Kopit Winner
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