A Far Country

Drama - Original

Music Box Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: April 4, 1961
  • Closing Date: November 25, 1961
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 271

Playwright: Henry Denker


Sigmund Freud, preparing to leave Nazi-occupied Vienna in 1937, recalls a landmark case in which he used psychoanalysis to cure a woman of her inability to walk by locating the fear and longing that caused her paralysis.


Opening Night Cast

Steven Hill Sigmund Freud (older)
Sigmund Freud
Kim Stanley in A Far Country Kim Stanley Elizabeth von Ritter
Sam Wanamaker Dr. Joseph Breuer
Lili Darvas Amalie Freud
Salome Jens Martha Bernays Freud
Martha Bernays Freud (older)
Patrick O'Neal Frederick Wohlmuth
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Henry Denker Writer
  Alfred Ryder Director
  Donald Oenslager Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Donald Oenslager Lighting Design
  Arthur Waxman Company Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1960 - 1961

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Actress in a Play Kim Stanley Nominee
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