Our Town

Drama - Original

Henry Miller's Theatre (February 04, 1938 - February 12, 1938)
Morosco Theatre (February 14, 1938 - November 19, 1938)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 4, 1938
  • Closing Date: November 19, 1938
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 336

Playwright: Thornton Wilder


The Stage Manager guides audiences through a small New England town in the early 1900s, as its inhabitants grow up, get married and discover the beauty of life, in Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.


Opening Night Cast

Frank Craven Stage Manager
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Opening Night Production Credits

Thornton Wilder Thornton Wilder Writer
  Jed Harris Director
  Helene Pons Costume Design
  Robert Reud Press Representative
  Jed Harris Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1937 - 1938

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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1939 Best American Play Thornton Wilder Nominee

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1938 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Thornton Wilder Winner
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