Too True to Be Good

Comedy - Revival

54th Street Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 9, 1963
  • Opening Date: March 12, 1963
  • Closing Date: June 1, 1963
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 94

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


An idle rich young woman tries hedonism and then religion in an attempt to find purpose, in George Bernard Shaw's indictment of modern wealth and morality.


Opening Night Cast

Lillian Gish Mrs. Mopply
Cedric Hardwicke The Elder
Eileen Heckart The Nurse
Glynis Johns The Patient
Ray Middleton Sergeant Fielding
Robert Preston in Too True to Be Good Robert Preston The Burglar
Cyril Ritchard in Too True to Be Good Cyril Ritchard Colonel Tallboys
David Wayne Private Meek
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Albert Marre Director
  Paul Morrison Scenic Design
  Edith Lutyens Costume Design
  Paul Morrison Lighting Design
  Abner Dean Transition Sequences Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1963 Producer of a Play Paul Vroom
Buff Cobb
Burry Fredrik
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