The Last of Mrs. Lincoln

Play - Original

ANTA Playhouse

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 7, 1972
  • Opening Date: December 12, 1972
  • Closing Date: February 4, 1973
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 63

Playwright: James Prideaux

Synopsis

Mary Todd Lincoln's widowed years, in which she experienced financial problems and was at one point committed to a mental institution by her one surviving son, are dramatized by James Prideaux.

 

Opening Night Cast

Maureen Anderman in The Last of Mrs. Lincoln Maureen Anderman Mary Harlan
Joseph Attles Man
Ralph Clanton Ninnian Edwards
George Connolly Mr. Keyes
Dennis Cooney Young Senator
Leora Dana Elizabeth Edwards
Brian Farrell Lewis Baker
Dorothi Fox Lizzie Keckley
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Opening Night Production Credits

  James Prideaux Writer
  George Schaefer Director
  William Ritman Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  William Ritman Lighting Design
  Betty Lee Hunt Associates, Inc. Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1972 - 1973

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Most Promising Playwright James Prideaux Winner
1973 Outstanding Performance Julie Harris Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Outstanding Actress in a Play Julie Harris Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Theatre World Award Brian Farrell Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1973 Actress in a Play Julie Harris Winner
1973 Featured Actress in a Play Leora Dana Winner
 
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