The Country Girl

Play - Revival

Billy Rose Theatre

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  • First Preview: March 10, 1972
  • Opening Date: March 15, 1972
  • Closing Date: May 6, 1972
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 62

Playwright: Clifford Odets


Washed-up actor Frank Elgin receives a final chance for a comeback from a young director who remembers Elgin at his best. Elgin's career, future and relationship with his beleaguered wife lay at the mercy of his struggles with alcohol.


Opening Night Cast

George Grizzard in The Country Girl George Grizzard Bernie Dodd
James Karen Larry
Joe Ponazecki Paul Unger
Jason Robards, Jr. in The Country Girl Jason Robards, Jr. Frank Elgin
William Shust Ralph
Maureen Stapleton Georgie Elgin
Roland Winters Phil Cook
Eda Zahl Nancy Stoddard
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Opening Night Production Credits

Clifford Odets Clifford Odets Writer
  John Houseman Director
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Scenic Design
  Frank Thompson Costume Design
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Lighting Design
  Michael O'Shea Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Actor in a Play Jason Robards, Jr. Nominee
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