There Was a Little Girl

Play - Original

Cort Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 29, 1960
  • Closing Date: March 12, 1960
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: Daniel Taradash


A well-bred 18-year-old girl is assaulted and raped by hoodlums, in Daniel Taradash's adaptation of Christopher Davis' novel.


Opening Night Cast

Whitfield Connor Mr. Newton
Jane Fonda in There Was a Little Girl Jane Fonda Toni Newton
Dean Jones in There Was a Little Girl Dean Jones Stan Walters
Ruth Matteson Mrs. Newton
William Adler Lt. Goldman
Sean Garrison Neill Johns
Tom Gilleran Tom Fraser
Peter Helm Nicky Walters
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Daniel Taradash Writer
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Patton Campbell Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Ronald De Mann Hair Design
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Theatre World Award Jane Fonda Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Featured Actress in a Play Jane Fonda Nominee
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