Halfway Up the Tree

Comedy - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 30, 1967
  • Opening Date: November 7, 1967
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1967
  • Previews: 9
  • Performances: 64

Playwright: Peter Ustinov


A retired British general turns himself into a bearded hippie, playing guitar in a tree, in order to understand his children in Peter Ustinov's comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Hanne Bork Helga
Eileen Herlie Lady Fitzbuttress
Graham Jarvis The Vicar
William Larsen Tiny Gilliatt-Brown
"Lesley" Lesley
Margaret Linn Judy
Anthony Quayle General Sir Mallalieu Fitzbuttress
John Tillinger Basil Utterwood
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Peter Ustinov Writer
  Peter Ustinov Director
  Ralph Hart Stearns Scenic Design
  James Hart Stearns Costume Design
  Ralph Hart Stearns Lighting Design
  Roy A. Somlyo General Manager
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