Wise Child

Play - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 15, 1972
  • Opening Date: January 27, 1972
  • Closing Date: January 29, 1972
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 4

Playwright: Simon Gray


A criminal on the run is forced to disguise himself in women's clothes in Simon Gray's comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Bud Cort Jerry
Lauren Jones Janice
Donald Pleasence Mrs. Artminster
George Rose Mr. Booker
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Simon Gray Writer
  James Hammerstein Director
  Peter Larkin Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Neil Peter Jampolis Lighting Design
  Max Eisen Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Actor in a Play Donald Pleasence Nominee
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