The Great Sebastians

Comedy - Original

ANTA Playhouse (January 04, 1956 - February 04, 1956)
Coronet Theatre (February 08, 1956 - June 02, 1956)
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  • Opening Date: January 4, 1956
  • Closing Date: June 2, 1956
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 174

Playwright: Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay

Opening Night Cast

Lynn Fontanne Essie Sebastian
Alfred Lunt Rudi Sebastian
Ben Astar General Otokar Zandek
Martin Brandt Second Security Policeman
Michael Egan Second Soldier
Doris Fesette Marie Balzar
Anne Francine Colonel Bradacova
Susan Frank Manya
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Howard Lindsay Writer
  Russel Crouse Writer
  Bretaigne Windust Director
  Raymond Sovey Scenic Design
  Mainbocher Miss Fontanne's Dresses
  Brooks Costume Company Men's costumes
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1956 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Mainbocher Nominee
1956 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Raymond Sovey Nominee
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