The Teahouse of the August Moon

Comedy - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 15, 1953
  • Closing Date: March 24, 1956
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 1027

Playwright: John Patrick

Opening Night Cast

John Forsythe Capt. Fisby
David Wayne Sakini
Paul Ford Col. Wainright Purdy III
Larry Gates Capt. McLean
William Hansen Mr. Oshira
Mariko Niki Lotus Blossom
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Patrick Writer
  Dai-Keong Lee Composer
  Robert Lewis Director
  Peter Larkin Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  Peter Larkin Lighting Design
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1954 Best American Play John Patrick Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1954 Pulitzer Prize for Drama John Patrick Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1954 Actor in a Play David Wayne Winner
1954 Author of a Play John Patrick Winner
1954 Play   Winner
1954 Producer of a Play Maurice Evans
George Schaefer
1954 Scenic Design of a Play Peter Larkin Winner
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