Drama - Original

Music Box Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 9, 1970
  • Opening Date: November 12, 1970
  • Closing Date: October 13, 1973
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 1222

Playwright: Anthony Shaffer


A detective story writer plays a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with his wife's lover in Anthony Shaffer's thriller.


Opening Night Cast

Keith Baxter Milo Tindle
Anthony Quayle Andrew Wyke
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Anthony Shaffer Writer
  Clifford Williams Director
  Carl Toms Scenic Design
  William Ritman Lighting Design
  Ben Rosenberg General Manager
  Martin Cohen Company Manager
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Outstanding Performance Anthony Quayle Winner
1971 Outstanding Performance Keith Baxter Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1971 Direction of a Play Clifford Williams Nominee
1971 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) William Ritman Nominee
1971 Play   Winner
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