Miss Lonelyhearts

Play - Original

Music Box Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 3, 1957
  • Closing Date: October 12, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Howard Teichmann


A man who writes a "Miss Lonelyhearts" advice column in Depression-era New York tries to cure the depression he feels over the letters he receives in Howard Teichmann's adaptation of Nathaniel West's novel.


Opening Night Cast

Irene Dailey Adele Farnum
Maurice Ellis Claude
Henderson Forsythe Ned Gates
William Hickey Goldsmith
Jo Anna March Desperate
Anne Meara Sick-of-it-All
Dan Morgan Peter Doyle
Pat O'Brien William Spain
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Howard Teichmann Writer
  Alan Schneider Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
Patricia Zipprodt Patricia Zipprodt Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Victor Samrock General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1958 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Jo Mielziner Nominee
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