A Case of Libel

Drama - Original

Longacre Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 7, 1963
  • Opening Date: October 10, 1963
  • Closing Date: May 9, 1964
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 242

Playwright: Henry Denker


A prominent ex-war correspondent pushes forward with a painful libel suit against a ruthless columnist.


Opening Night Cast

Sidney Blackmer Paul Cleary
Larry Gates Boyd Bendix
Van Heflin Robert Sloane
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Henry Denker Writer
  Sam Wanamaker Director
  Donald Oenslager Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Donald Oenslager Lighting Design
  Victor Samrock General Manager
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Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Most Promising Male Performer Richard McMurray Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1964 Featured Actor in a Play Larry Gates Nominee
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