The Time of the Cuckoo

The Time of the Cuckoo is a play by Arthur Laurents.wikipedia
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Empire Theatre (41st Street)

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The play opened at the Empire Theater on October 15, 1952 and closed on May 30, 1953 after 263 performances.
Its final show, The Time of the Cuckoo, closed May 30, 1953 after 263 performances.

Summertime (1955 film)

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The play was adapted for the screen under the title Summertime and titled in Great Britain as Summer Madness in 1955, directed by British director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago) and for the musical stage as Do I Hear a Waltz? in 1965.
The screenplay by Lean and H.E. Bates is based on the play The Time of the Cuckoo by Arthur Laurents.

Do I Hear a Waltz?

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The play was adapted for the screen under the title Summertime and titled in Great Britain as Summer Madness in 1955, directed by British director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago) and for the musical stage as Do I Hear a Waltz? in 1965.
It was adapted from Laurents' 1952 play The Time of the Cuckoo, which was the basis for the 1955 film Summertime starring Katharine Hepburn.

Bethel Leslie

Bethel Leslie replaced Geraldine Brooks and Keith Green replaced Jose Perez later in the run.
Over the next four decades she appeared in a number of Broadway productions, including Goodbye, My Fancy (1948), The Time of the Cuckoo (1952), Inherit the Wind (1955), Catch Me If You Can (1965), and Long Day's Journey Into Night (1986).

Keith Green

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Bethel Leslie replaced Geraldine Brooks and Keith Green replaced Jose Perez later in the run.
His talents were noted by a major newspaper when he was eight, following a performance of Arthur Laurents' The Time of the Cuckoo.

Harold Clurman

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The Broadway production was directed by Harold Clurman.

Jane Rose

She appeared in the original Broadway productions of The Time of the Cuckoo (1952–53), Orpheus Descending (1957), and

Arthur Laurents

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The Time of the Cuckoo is a play by Arthur Laurents.

Dino Di Luca

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Dino Di Luca was born in Livorno, Italy and received critical acclaim for his performances opposite the American actress Shirley Booth in the dramatic Broadway production of The Time of the Cuckoo at the Empire Theatre, with the Italian-American accordionist John Serry Sr. in New York City (1952 -1953).

Shirley Booth

After that movie, her first of only five films in her career, was completed, she returned to New York and played Leona Samish in The Time of the Cuckoo (1952) on Broadway.

John Serry Sr.

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John Serry, Sr. performed as the concert accordionist and soloist in the orchestra.
On the Broadway stage he performed under director Harold Clurman in a production of Arthur Laurents play The Time of the Cuckoo with Shirley Booth and Dino Di Luca.

Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play

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Shirley Booth won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play.

Geraldine Brooks (actress)

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She was again on Broadway in The Time of the Cuckoo in 1952, and in 1970 she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play for Brightower, which closed after its opening night performance.

Debra Jo Rupp

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Stuart Howard directed a cast that included Michael Learned, George Guidall, and Debra Jo Rupp.
She garnered praise from Walter Goodman in a New York Times review of one of her many off-Broadway performances: as June Yeager, a young wife who feels she is never "loved enough", in the 1986 York Theater Company production of Arthur Laurents' dramatic play, The Time of the Cuckoo staged at the Church of the Heavenly Rest in New York's Upper East Side.

Debra Monk

The cast included Debra Monk (who won an Obie Award for her performance), Olek Krupa, Tom Aldredge, and Polly Holliday.
In 2000, she won an Obie Award for The Time of the Cuckoo.

Polly Holliday

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The cast included Debra Monk (who won an Obie Award for her performance), Olek Krupa, Tom Aldredge, and Polly Holliday.
In 2000, she appeared at Lincoln Center in a revival of Arthur Laurents's The Time of the Cuckoo.

Tom Aldredge

The cast included Debra Monk (who won an Obie Award for her performance), Olek Krupa, Tom Aldredge, and Polly Holliday.

Venice

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It focuses on the bittersweet romance between Leona Samish, a single American executive secretary vacationing in Europe] and Renato Di Rossi, a shopkeeper she meets in Venice.

David Lean

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The play was adapted for the screen under the title Summertime and titled in Great Britain as Summer Madness in 1955, directed by British director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago) and for the musical stage as Do I Hear a Waltz? in 1965.

Lawrence of Arabia (film)

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The play was adapted for the screen under the title Summertime and titled in Great Britain as Summer Madness in 1955, directed by British director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago) and for the musical stage as Do I Hear a Waltz? in 1965.

Doctor Zhivago (film)

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The play was adapted for the screen under the title Summertime and titled in Great Britain as Summer Madness in 1955, directed by British director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago) and for the musical stage as Do I Hear a Waltz? in 1965.