The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window

Longacre Theatre

Previews Began: September 26, 1964 | Opening Night: October 15, 1964 | Closing Night: December 26, 1964

Henry Miller's Theatre

Previews Began: -

Opening Night: December 29, 1964

Closing Night: January 10, 1965

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Playwright: Lorraine Hansberry

Set in 1960s Greenwich Village, Hansberry paints a portrait of the couple’s marriage, and their progressive circle of friends whose ideals do not always match reality. Will those ideals, which Sidney clings to, cost the couple their marriage?


John Alderman                                                    David Ragin
Ben Aliza                                                               Alton Scales
Gabriel Dell                                                    Sidney Brustein
Josip Elic                                                                  Policeman
Alice Ghostley                                    Mavis Parodus Bryson
Rita Moreno                                         Iris Parodus Brustein
Cynthia O’Neal                                               Gloria Parodus
Frank Schofield                                                  Wally O’Hara
Dolph Sweet                                                                        Max

Standby: Joyce Flynn (Iris Parodus Brustein), Alan Mixon (Sidney Brustein/Alton Scales), Dorothy Sefton (Mavis Parodus Bryson/Gloria Parodus)

Understudies: Kenneth Geist (David Ragin)

Louise Sorel                                                     Gloria Parodus


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