London Assurance

Comedy - Revival

Palace Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 4, 1974
  • Opening Date: December 5, 1974
  • Closing Date: January 12, 1975
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 45

Playwright: Dion Boucicault

Lyrics: Ethel Barrymore Colt

Synopsis

London widower Sir Harcourt Courtly falls for a Gloucestershire heiress — the same heiress his son is pursuing — in Dion Boucicault's 1841 comedy.

 

Opening Night Cast

Polly Adams Grace Harkaway
Douglas Anderson Jenks
Sydney Bromley Mr. Adolphus Spanker
John Cater Mark Meddle
Bernard Lloyd Dazzle
Andy Mulligan James
Sue Nicholls Pert
Glyn Owen Max Harkaway
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Dion Boucicault Writer
  Ronald Eyre Director
  Alan Tagg Scenic Design
  David Walker Costume Design
  Michael Stennett Costume Design
  Robert Ornbo Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Outstanding Actor in a Play Donald Sinden Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Polly Adams Nominee
1975 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Elizabeth Spriggs Nominee
1975 Special Award Donald Sinden Winner
1975 Unique Theatrical Experience   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1975 Direction of a Play Ronald Eyre Nominee
1975 Featured Actress in a Play Elizabeth Spriggs Nominee
 
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