The Loves of Cass McGuire

Play - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 5, 1966
  • Opening Date: October 6, 1966
  • Closing Date: October 22, 1966
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 20

Playwright: Brian Friel


A strong-willed but boozy woman returns to her Irish homeland after years in America, only to find herself being sent by her family to a nursing home.


Opening Night Cast

Ruth Gordon Cass
Dorothy Blackburn Mrs. Butcher
Frances E. Brandt Mother
Brenda Forbes Trilbe Costello
Mary Greaney Tessa
Dennis King Mr. Ingram
Sylvia O'Brien Alice
Arthur O'Sullivan Pat Quinn
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Opening Night Production Credits

Brian Friel Brian Friel Writer
  Hilton Edwards Director
  Lloyd Burlingame Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  Harvey B. Sabinson Press Representative
  Lee Solters Press Representative
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Featured Actress in a Play Brenda Forbes Nominee
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