God and Kate Murphy

Drama - Original

54th Street Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 26, 1959
  • Closing Date: March 7, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Kieran Tunne


A domineering Irish mother ruins her two sons' dreams in Kieran Tunne's play.


Opening Night Cast

Fay Compton Kate Murphy
Maureen Delany Carrie Donovan
Nancy Fields Mrs. Donehue
Pauline Flanagan Singer
Larry Hagman Rory Murphy
Mike Kellin Sean Murphy
Nancy Lester Mrs. Cronin
John McGiver Patrick Molloy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Kieran Tunne Writer
Burgess Meredith Burgess Meredith Director
  Ben Edwards Scenic Design
  Betty Coe Armstrong Costume Design
  Ben Edwards Lighting Design
  Al Goldin General Manager
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Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Most Promising Female Performer Lois Nettleton Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Theatre World Award Larry Hagman Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Featured Actress in a Play Maureen Delany Nominee
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