The Beauty Part

Comedy - Original

Music Box Theatre (December 26, 1962 - February 23, 1963)
Plymouth Theatre (February 25, 1963 - March 09, 1963)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 26, 1962
  • Closing Date: March 9, 1963
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 85

Music: Don Walker

Playwright: S. J. Perelman


S.J. Perelman satirizes the drive for artistic self-expression in a series of comedic sketches.


Opening Night Cast

Bert Lahr in The Beauty Part Bert Lahr Hyacinth Beddoes Laffoon
Nelson Smedley
Harry Hubris
Milo Leotard Allardyce DuPlessis Weatherwax
Judge Herman J. Rinderbrust
Alice Ghostley Grace Fingerhead
Octavia Weatherwax
Kitty Entrail
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Opening Night Production Credits

  S. J. Perelman Writer
  Noel Willman Director
  Jonathan Lucas Choreographer
  William Pitkin Scenic Design
  Alvin Colt Costume Design
  William Pitkin Lighting Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Actor in a Play Bert Lahr Nominee
1963 Featured Actress in a Play Alice Ghostley Nominee
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