The Patriots

Play - Original

National Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 29, 1943
  • Closing Date: June 26, 1943
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 173

Music: Stanley Bate

Playwright: Sidney Kingsley


Sidney S. Kingsley dramatizes Thomas Jefferson's battle for democratic ideals in the nascent American political arena, first as George Washington's secretary of state and then as a presidential candidate.


Opening Night Cast

Roland Alexander Mr. Fenno
Leslie Bingham Mrs. Conrad
Francis Compton Colonel Humphrey
Doe Doe Green James Monroe
Raymond Edward Johnson Thomas Jefferson
Madge Evans Patsy
Cecil Humphreys George Washington
House Jameson Alexander Hamilton
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Sidney Kingsley Writer
  Stanley Bate Music
  Shepard Traube Director
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
  Rose Bogdanoff Costume Design
  Toni Ward Costume Design
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1943 Best American Play Sidney Kingsley Winner
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