The Owl and the Pussycat

Comedy - Original

ANTA Playhouse (November 18, 1964 - September 25, 1965)
Royale Theatre (September 27, 1965 - November 27, 1965)
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  • First Preview: November 12, 1964
  • Opening Date: November 18, 1964
  • Closing Date: November 27, 1965
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 428

Playwright: Bill Manhoff


A would-be actress working part-time as a prostitute shares an apartment with a more educated aspiring writer. They come to like each other despite their differences, in Bill Manhoff's comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Alan Alda in The Owl and the Pussycat Alan Alda F. Sherman
Diana Sands Doris W.
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Bill Manhoff Writer
  Arthur Storch Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Florence Klotz Costume Design
  Hannah Troy, Inc. Miss Sand's wardrobe
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1965 Actress in a Play Diana Sands Nominee
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