Slapstick Tragedy

One Act - Original

Longacre Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 7, 1966
  • Opening Date: February 22, 1966
  • Closing Date: February 26, 1966
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 7
  • Slapstick Tragedy is comprised of The Gnadiges Fraulein, The Mutilated

Playwright: Tennessee Williams

Synopsis

An evening of two one-act plays by Tennessee Williams. Two broken-down prostitutes, one scarred by a breast removal and the other by emotional problems, console each other in friendship in The Mutilated. The Gnadiges Fraulein follows the vagabond residents of a Florida bunkhouse.

 

The Gnadiges Fraulein: Opening Night Cast

Zoe Caldwell in The Gnadiges Fraulein Zoe Caldwell Polly
Kate Reid in The Gnadiges Fraulein Kate Reid Molly
Dan Bly Permanent Transient
Margaret Leighton The Gnadiges Fraulein
Art Ostrin Cocaloony
James Olson Indian Joe
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The Gnadiges Fraulein: Opening Night Production Credits

Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Writer
  Lee Hoiby Music
Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Lyrics
  Alan Schneider Director
  Ming Cho Lee Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
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The Mutilated: Opening Night Cast

Kate Reid in The Mutilated Kate Reid Celeste
Ralph Waite in The Mutilated Ralph Waite Bruno
Henry
Margaret Leighton Trinket
James Olson Slim
David Sabin in The Mutilated David Sabin Maxie
Tom Aldredge in The Mutilated Tom Aldredge Bernie
Dan Bly Pious Queen
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The Mutilated: Opening Night Production Credits

Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Writer
  Lee Hoiby Music
Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams Lyrics
  Alan Schneider Director
  Ming Cho Lee Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1965 - 1966

 
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Awards


Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Theatre World Award Zoe Caldwell Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1966 Actress in a Play Kate Reid Nominee
1966 Featured Actress in a Play Zoe Caldwell Winner
 
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