Middle of the Night

Play - Original

ANTA Playhouse

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 8, 1956
  • Closing Date: May 25, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 477

Playwright: Paddy Chayefsky


A well-off, middle-aged widower falls in love with a young girl, in Paddy Chayefsky's play.


Opening Night Cast

Edward G. Robinson The Manufacturer
Gena Rowlands The Girl
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Paddy Chayefsky Writer
Joshua Logan Joshua Logan Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Motley Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Walter Fried General Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1956 Actor in a Play Edward G. Robinson Nominee
1956 Featured Actress in a Play Anne Jackson Nominee
1956 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Jo Mielziner Nominee
1956 Stage Technician Larry Bland Nominee
1956 Stage Technician Harry Green Winner
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