House of Flowers

Musical - Original

Alvin Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 30, 1954
  • Closing Date: May 21, 1955
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  • Performances: 165

Lyrics: Harold Arlen, Truman Capote

Music: Harold Arlen

Book: Truman Capote

Opening Night Cast

Pearl Bailey Madame Fleur
Alvin Ailey Alvin
Miriam Burton Duchess of the Sea
Diahann Carroll Ottilie alias Violet
Leu Comacho One of the Sisters Meringue
Joseph Comadore Townsperson
Carmen de Lavallade in House of Flowers Carmen de Lavallade Carmen
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Truman Capote Book
  Harold Arlen Music
  Truman Capote Lyrics
  Harold Arlen Lyrics
  Michael Brown Additional Lyrics For "Indian Girl"
  Peter Brook Director
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1955 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Oliver Messel Winner
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