The Man Who Came to Dinner

Comedy - Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

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  • First Preview: June 8, 1980
  • Opening Date: June 26, 1980
  • Closing Date: September 7, 1980
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 85

Playwright: George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart


An acerbic theatre critic breaks his leg while on a lecture tour in the Midwest and is forced to stay a bit longer at the home of his host family, ultimately taking over the house with his demands and visiting Broadway luminary friends.


Opening Night Cast

Ellis Rabb Sheridan Whiteside
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Opening Night Production Credits

Moss Hart Moss Hart Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer
  Stephen Porter Director
  Zack Brown Scenic Design
  Zack Brown Costume Design
  Jeff Davis Lighting Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Roderick Cook Nominee
1981 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Carrie Nye Nominee
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