Play - Original

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (December 26, 1961 - April 01, 1962)
Hudson Theatre (April 03, 1962 - May 12, 1962)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 26, 1961
  • Closing Date: May 12, 1962
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 159

Playwright: Terence Rattigan


In his last years, the famed Lawrence of Arabia enlists in the RAF under the assumed name Ross after leading the Arabians to independence from the British and his capture and torture by the Turkish government.


Opening Night Cast

John Mills Aircraftman Ross
Cal Bellini Hamed
Court Benson Colonel Barrington
Francis Bethencourt Aircraftman Dickinson
Dennis Cooney Aircraftman Nolan
Nicolas Coster A.D.C.
James Craven Group Captain Wood
Joseph Della Sorte Rashid
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Terence Rattigan Writer
  Glen Byam Shaw Director
  Motley Scenic Design
  Motley Costume Design
  Albert Alloy Lighting Design
  Gino Giglio Company Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1962 Actor in a Play John Mills Nominee
1962 Featured Actor in a Play Paul Sparer Nominee
1962 Producer of a Play David Merrick Nominee
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