Toys in the Attic

Drama - Original

Hudson Theatre

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  • Opening Date: February 25, 1960
  • Closing Date: April 8, 1961
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 456

Playwright: Lillian Hellman


A weak man who has always been dependant on his domineering sisters and wealthy wife mysteriously comes into money on his own, causing the women in his life to dread the sense of independence it gives him, in Lillian Hellman's play.


Opening Night Cast

Jason Robards, Jr. in Toys in the Attic Jason Robards, Jr. Julian Berniers
Maureen Stapleton Carrie Berniers
Irene Worth in Toys in the Attic Irene Worth Albertine Prine
Anne Revere Anna Berniers
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Opening Night Production Credits

Lillian Hellman Lillian Hellman Writer
  Marc Blitzstein "French Lessons in Songs" and "Bernier Day"
Arthur Penn Arthur Penn Director
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
  Ruth Morley Costume Design
  Howard Bay Lighting Design
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Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Most Promising Female Performer Rochelle Oliver Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Best American Play Lillian Hellman Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Actor in a Play Jason Robards, Jr. Nominee
1960 Actress in a Play Irene Worth Nominee
1960 Actress in a Play Maureen Stapleton Nominee
1960 Featured Actress in a Play Anne Revere Winner
1960 Play   Nominee
1960 Scenic Design of a Play Howard Bay Winner
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