The Sleeping Prince

Play - Original

Coronet Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 1, 1956
  • Closing Date: December 22, 1956
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 60

Playwright: Terence Rattigan


An American chorus girl in London has a brief affair with a visiting Prince Regent from the Balkans on the eve of George V's coronation.


Opening Night Cast

Barbara Bel Geddes in The Sleeping Prince Barbara Bel Geddes Mary
Michael Redgrave The Regent
Cathleen Nesbitt The Grand Duchess
Betty Sinclair The Baroness
Johnny Stewart The King
Elwin Stock The Princess
Martin Waldron The Second Footman
Nydia Westman The Countess
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Terence Rattigan Writer
  Vivian Ellis Music for "The Coconut Girl"
  Vivian Ellis Lyrics for "The Coconut Girl"
  Michael Redgrave Director
  Norris Houghton Scenic Design
  Alvin Colt Costume Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1957 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Alvin Colt Nominee
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