The Legend of Lizzie

Drama - Original

54th Street Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 9, 1959
  • Closing Date: February 10, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 2

Playwright: Reginald Lawrence


Lizzie Borden, who became a legendary figure after she was accused of murdering her father and stepmother in a small Massachusetts town in the 1800s, is the subject of Reginald Lawrence's play.


Opening Night Cast

Joyce Ballou Bridget O'Hanlon
Grant Code Dr. Stone
Rod Colbin Officer Mead
Lance Cunard Court Clerk
William Daniels Assistant D. A. Cooper
Danny De Pace Child
Richard Durham Jury Foreman
Brendan Fay Officer Long
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Reginald Lawrence Writer
  Hartney Arthur Director
  Ballou Scenic Design
  Lee Watson Lighting Design
  Mitchell Brower Company Manager
  Howard Atlee Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1958 - 1959

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Ballou Nominee
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