Once a Catholic

Comedy - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 2, 1979
  • Opening Date: October 10, 1979
  • Closing Date: October 14, 1979
  • Previews: 9
  • Performances: 6

Playwright: Mary O'Malley


Comic adventures in a Catholic girls' school.


Opening Night Cast

Rachel Roberts Mother Peter
Peggy Cass in Once a Catholic Peggy Cass Mother Basil
Mia Dillon in Once a Catholic Mia Dillon Mary Mooney
Patricia Falkenhain Mother Thomas Aquinas
Joseph Leon Mr. Emmanuelli
Roy Poole Father Mullarkey
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Mary O'Malley Writer
  Mike Ockrent Director
  William Ritman Scenic Design
  Patricia Adshead Costume Design
  Marc B. Weiss Lighting Design
  Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd. General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1979 - 1980

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Mia Dillon Nominee
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