Do You Know the Milky Way?

Play - Original

Billy Rose Theatre

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  • Opening Date: October 16, 1961
  • Closing Date: October 28, 1961
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 16

Lyrics: Lyon Phelps

Music: Alex Fry

Playwright: Karl Wittlinger


A childlike German veteran of World War II goes on a long quest for his identity, ultimately ending up with a psychiatrist because he believes he has come from the Milky Way.


Opening Night Cast

Hal Holbrook in Do You Know the Milky Way? Hal Holbrook The Man
George Voskovec Dr. Neuross
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Karl Wittlinger Writer
  Alex Fry Music
  Lyon Phelps Lyrics
  Herbert Berghof Director
  Colin Low Scenic Design
  Edith Lutyens Costume Design
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