Daughter of Silence

Play - Original

Music Box Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 29, 1961
  • Opening Date: November 30, 1961
  • Closing Date: December 30, 1961
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 36

Playwright: Morris L. West


An Italian attorney defends a young woman accused of killing the man who raped and helped murder her mother during World War II. The married attorney and defendant fall in love, but their future is threatened by her sentence.


Opening Night Cast

William Hansen Fra Bonifacio
Janet Margolin Anna Albertini
Rip Torn in Daughter of Silence Rip Torn Carlo
Emlyn Williams Ascolini
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Morris L. West Writer
  Vincent J. Donehue Director
  Oliver Smith Scenic Design
  Helene Pons Costume Design
  Oliver Smith Costume Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Theatre World Award Janet Margolin Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Featured Actress in a Play Janet Margolin Nominee
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