The Disenchanted

Drama - Original

Coronet Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 3, 1958
  • Closing Date: May 16, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 189

Playwright: Budd Schulberg, Harvey Breit


A promising writer succumbs to the whirlwind of Jazz Age liquor and parties. To make money, he finds himself writing a quick Hollywood screenplay, for which he has no talent.


Opening Night Cast

Rosemary Harris in The Disenchanted Rosemary Harris Jere Halliday
Jason Robards, Jr. in The Disenchanted Jason Robards, Jr. Manley Halliday
Whitfield Connor Victor Milgrim
George Grizzard in The Disenchanted George Grizzard Shep Stearns
Jason Robards, Sr. Burt Seixas
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Budd Schulberg Writer
  Harvey Breit Writer
  David Pressman Director
  Alexandra Gregory Dances by
  Ben Edwards Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1958 - 1959

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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Actor in a Play Jason Robards, Jr. Winner
1959 Featured Actor in a Play George Grizzard Nominee
1959 Play   Nominee
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