We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Play - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 17, 1966
  • Opening Date: October 19, 1966
  • Closing Date: October 26, 1966
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 9

Playwright: Hugh Wheeler


A teenage girl, her older sister and their aging uncle are the only survivors of a family's tragic death from poisoning. They have isolated themselves in the family home until the outside world intrudes and reveals their family's killer.


Opening Night Cast

Phillip Clark Charles
Shirley Knight in We Have Always Lived in the Castle Shirley Knight Constance
Heather Menzies Merricat
Doris Rich Mrs. Clarke
William Sims Jonas
Alan Webb Uncle Julian
Murial Williams Mrs. Wright
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Wheeler Writer
Garson Kanin Garson Kanin Director
  David Hays Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  David Hays Lighting Design
  Harvey B. Sabinson Press Representative
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