The Love Suicide at Schofield Barracks

Play - Original

ANTA Playhouse

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 2, 1972
  • Opening Date: February 9, 1972
  • Closing Date: February 11, 1972
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 5

Playwright: Romulus Linney


The ritual suicide of a commanding general and his wife, which was staged as a protest against war, is investigated by the military in Romulus Linney's courtroom drama.


Opening Night Cast

John Berry Lt. Gen. Evans
Robert Burr Commanding General
Tina Chen Katherine Nomura
Katherine De Hetre Patricia Bates
Jerome Dempsey Edward Roundhouse
Frank Geraci Military Police
Del Green Mrs. Norvel Bates
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Romulus Linney Writer
  John Berry Director
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Scenic Design
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Costume Design
  John Gleason Lighting Design
  Paul Earls Electronic Sound
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1972 Featured Actress in a Play Mercedes McCambridge Nominee
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