Little Moon of Alban

Play - Original

Longacre Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 30, 1960
  • Opening Date: December 1, 1960
  • Closing Date: December 17, 1960
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 20

Playwright: James Costigan


An Irish woman loves a young revolutionary who is killed in Ireland's struggle for freedom just after World War I. She joins a semi-religious order of nurses and winds up nursing, and falling for, the English soldier who killed her former lover.


Opening Night Cast

Julie Harris in Little Moon of Alban Julie Harris Brigid Mary Mangan
John Justin Lt. Kenneth Boyd
Barbara O'Neil Sister Servant
Robert Redford Dennis Walsh
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Opening Night Production Credits

  James Costigan Writer
  Herman Shumlin Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Herman Bernstein General Manager
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Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1961 Most Promising Male Performer Eric Christmas Winner
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