Detective Story

Drama - Original

Hudson Theatre (March 23, 1949 - July 01, 1950)
Broadhurst Theatre (July 03, 1950 - August 12, 1950)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 23, 1949
  • Closing Date: August 12, 1950
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 581

Playwright: Sidney Kingsley


A dedicated detective pursues several cases related to underworld criminals, and he discovers and he discovers and abortionist his wife visited some years earlier, in Sidney Kingsley's drama.


Opening Night Cast

Ralph Bellamy in Detective Story Ralph Bellamy Detective McLeod
Meg Mundy Mary McLeod
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Sidney Kingsley Writer
  Sidney Kingsley Staging
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
  Mildred Sutherland Costume Design
  Herman Bernstein General Manager
  Warren P. Munsell, Jr. Company Manager
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1950 Theatre World Award Lydia Clarke Winner
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