A Delicate Balance

Drama - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • First Preview: September 12, 1966
  • Opening Date: September 22, 1966
  • Closing Date: January 14, 1967
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 132

Playwright: Edward Albee


Suburban couple Agnes and Tobias, who live with Agnes's alcoholic sister Claire, must cope with the unexpected arrivals of their friends Harry and Edna and their daughter Julia, in Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.


Opening Night Production Credits

Edward Albee Edward Albee Writer
  Alan Schneider Director
  William Ritman Scenic Design
Theoni V. Aldredge Theoni V. Aldredge Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  Michael Goldreyer General Manager
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Best Play Edward Albee Nominee

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Edward Albee Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1967 Actor in a Play Hume Cronyn Nominee
1967 Actress in a Play Rosemary Murphy Nominee
1967 Direction of a Play Alan Schneider Nominee
1967 Featured Actress in a Play Marian Seldes Winner
1967 Play   Nominee
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