The West Side Waltz

Comedy - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • First Preview: November 18, 1981
  • Opening Date: November 19, 1981
  • Closing Date: March 13, 1982
  • Previews: 3
  • Performances: 126

Playwright: Ernest Thompson


An aging pianist is rejuvenated by a young aspiring actress who comes to stay at her Upper West Side apartment.


Opening Night Cast

Katharine Hepburn in The West Side Waltz Katharine Hepburn Margaret Mary Elderdice
Dorothy Loudon in The West Side Waltz Dorothy Loudon Cara Varnum
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Opening Night Production Credits

Ernest Thompson Ernest Thompson Writer
  Noel Willman Director
  Ben Edwards Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Thomas R. Skelton Lighting Design
  Oscar E. Olesen General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Actress in a Play Katharine Hepburn Nominee
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