Epitaph for George Dillon

Drama - Original

Henry Miller's Theatre (January 12, 1959 - February 21, 1959)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 4, 1958
  • Closing Date: November 22, 1958
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 23

Playwright: Anthony Creighton, John Osborne


A failed actor and playwright is taken into the home of a lower-middle-class family, causing personal and sexual tensions until he finds success by selling out, in John Osborne and Anthony Creighton's play.


Opening Night Cast

Wendy Craig Josie Elliot
Felix Deebank Barney Evans
Avril Elgar Norah Elliot
Frank Finlay Percy Elliot
Eileen Herlie Ruth Gray
Alison Leggatt Mrs. Elliot
Robert Stephens George Dillon
James Valentine Geoffrey Colwyn-Stuart
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Osborne Writer
  Anthony Creighton Writer
  William Gaskill Staging
  Stephen Doncaster Scenic Design
  Helene Pons Costume Design
  Ralph Alswang Lighting Design
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Actor in a Play Robert Stephens Nominee
1959 Direction (pre-1960) William Gaskill Nominee
1959 Play   Nominee
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