Ah, Wilderness!

Comedy - Revival

Circle in the Square Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 2, 1975
  • Opening Date: September 18, 1975
  • Closing Date: November 23, 1975
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 85

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill


In a small New England town at the turn of the 20th century, an intense, poetic and sensitive young man falls in love, drives his mother crazy, and sparks his parents to recall their own romance and youth.


Opening Night Cast

Richard Backus Richard Miller
John Braden Sid Davis
Ralph Drischell David McComber
Geraldine Fitzgerald Essie Miller
Donald Gantry Salesman
Seán Griffin Wint Selby
Linda Hunt Norah
Swoosie Kurtz in Ah, Wilderness! Swoosie Kurtz Muriel McComber
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer
  Arvin Brown Director
  Steven Rubin Scenic Design
  Bill Walker Costume Design
  Ronald Wallace Lighting Design
  William Conn Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1976 Direction of a Play Arvin Brown Nominee
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