Small War on Murray Hill

Comedy - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 3, 1957
  • Closing Date: January 12, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 12

Playwright: Robert E. Sherwood


A married American woman offers hospitality to a British general in her home, delaying his army's advances and allowing for a strategic breakthrough for George Washington's army, in Robert E. Sherwood's fanciful account of a historic incident.


Opening Night Cast

Jonelle Allen Daisy
Bill Becker Sentry
Leo Bloom Soldier
Patricia Bosworth Susan Lindley
Vinnette Carroll in Small War on Murray Hill Vinnette Carroll Amelie
Francis Compton Samuel Judah
Peter Foy Orderly
George Francis John
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert E. Sherwood Writer
Garson Kanin Garson Kanin Director
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
Irene Sharaff Irene Sharaff Costume Design
  Ben Rosenberg Company Manager
  William Fields Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Irene Sharaff Nominee
1957 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Boris Aronson Nominee
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