The Little Foxes

Drama - Revival

Martin Beck Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 29, 1981
  • Opening Date: May 7, 1981
  • Closing Date: September 5, 1981
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 123

Playwright: Lillian Hellman


Southern belle Regina Giddens and her brothers scheme to outwit Regina's husband Horace, who opposes their attempts to profit from a cotton factory in partnership with a Chicago businessman, in Lillian Hellman's look at the power of money to destroy lives.


Opening Night Cast

Elizabeth Taylor in The Little Foxes Elizabeth Taylor Regina Giddens
Tom Aldredge in The Little Foxes Tom Aldredge Horace Giddens
Dennis Christopher Leo Hubbard
Maureen Stapleton Birdie Hubbard
Anthony Zerbe Benjamin Hubbard
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Opening Night Production Credits

Lillian Hellman Lillian Hellman Writer
Austin Pendleton Austin Pendleton Director
  Andrew Jackness Scenic Design
  Florence Klotz Costume Design
Paul Gallo Paul Gallo Lighting Design
  Jack Mann Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1980 - 1981

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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Actress in a Play Elizabeth Taylor Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Outstanding Debut Performance Elizabeth Taylor Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1981 Actress in a Play Elizabeth Taylor Nominee
1981 Direction of a Play Austin Pendleton Nominee
1981 Featured Actor in a Play Tom Aldredge Nominee
1981 Featured Actress in a Play Maureen Stapleton Nominee
1981 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
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