The Country Girl

Play - Original

Lyceum Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 10, 1950
  • Closing Date: June 2, 1951
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 235

Playwright: Clifford Odets


Washed-up actor Frank Elgin receives a final chance for a comeback from a young director who remembers Elgin at his best. Elgin's career, future and relationship with his beleaguered wife lay at the mercy of his struggles with alcohol.


Opening Night Cast

Uta Hagen Georgie Elgin
Paul Kelly Frank Elgin
Steven Hill Bernie Dodd
Tony Albert Ralph
Peter Kass Larry
Phyllis Love Nancy Stoddard
Louis Veda Quince Phil Cook
Joseph Sullivan Paul Unger
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Opening Night Production Credits

Clifford Odets Clifford Odets Writer
Clifford Odets Clifford Odets Staging
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
  Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Design
  Boris Aronson Lighting Design
  Forrest C. Haring Business Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1951 Actress in a Play Uta Hagen Winner
1951 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Boris Aronson Winner
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