The Chalk Garden

Comedy - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 26, 1955
  • Closing Date: March 31, 1956
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 182

Playwright: Enid Bagnold

Opening Night Cast

Gladys Cooper Mrs. St. Maugham
Siobhán McKenna First Applicant
Marian Seldes in The Chalk Garden Marian Seldes Olivia
Betsy von Furstenberg Laurel
Percy Waram The Judge
Fritz Weaver in The Chalk Garden Fritz Weaver Maitland
Georgia Harvey Second Applicant
Eva Leonard-Boyne Third Applicant
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Enid Bagnold Writer
  Albert Marre Staging
  Cecil Beaton Scenic Design
  Cecil Beaton Costume Design
  Raymond Sovey Lighting Design
  Richard E. French Company Manager
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1956 Theatre World Award Fritz Weaver Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1956 Actress in a Play Gladys Cooper Nominee
1956 Actress in a Play Siobhán McKenna Nominee
1956 Direction (pre-1960) Albert Marre Nominee
1956 Featured Actor in a Play Fritz Weaver Nominee
1956 Play   Nominee
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