Wait Until Dark

Drama - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (February 02, 1966 - July 02, 1966)
Shubert Theatre (July 11, 1966 - October 01, 1966)
George Abbott Theatre (October 03, 1966 - November 26, 1966)
Music Box Theatre (November 28, 1966 - December 31, 1966)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 31, 1966
  • Opening Date: February 2, 1966
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1966
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 374

Playwright: Frederick Knott


A doll filled with heroin ends up in the apartment of a blind woman, who is terrorized by criminals looking for the doll until she figures out how to fight back.


Opening Night Cast

Lee Remick Susy Hendrix
Robert Duvall Harry Roat, Jr.
Val Bisoglio Sgt. Carlino
James Congdon Sam Hendrix
Julie Herrod Gloria
William Jordan Policeman
Richard Kuss Policeman
Mitchell Ryan Mike Talman
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Frederick Knott Writer
Arthur Penn Arthur Penn Director
  George Jenkins Scenic Design
  Ruth Morley Costume Design
  George Jenkins Lighting Design
  Robert Liftin Sound Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Actress in a Play Lee Remick Nominee
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