Goodbye, My Fancy

Comedy - Original

Morosco Theatre (November 17, 1948 - February 05, 1949)
Fulton Theatre (February 07, 1949 - September 17, 1949)
Martin Beck Theatre (September 19, 1949 - November 19, 1949)
John Golden Theatre (November 21, 1949 - December 24, 1949)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 17, 1948
  • Closing Date: December 24, 1949
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 446

Playwright: Fay Kanin


A congresswoman and former reporter returns to her alma mater to receive an honorary diploma while juggling a long-nursed yen for the college's president with the attentions of a photographer and former colleague.


Opening Night Cast

Madeline Carroll Agatha Reed
Joseph Boland Claude Griswold
Shirley Booth in Goodbye, My Fancy Shirley Booth Grace Woods
Ralph Bunker Prof. Dingley
Tom Donovan Telephone Man
Lillian Foster Prof. Birdeshaw
Lenore Garland Jo
Andrew George Janitor
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Fay Kanin Playwright
  Sam Wanamaker Director
  Donald Oenslager Scenic Design
  Emeline C. Roche Costume Design
  Donald Oenslager Lighting Design
  John H. Potter General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1949 Featured Actress in a Play Shirley Booth Winner
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