Call Me By My Rightful Name is an American play by Michael Shurtleff which is based on a story by S.F. Pfoutz. The production premiered Off-Broadway on January 31, 1961 at the One Sheridan Square theatre where it ran for a total of 127 performances. The production was directed by Milton Katselas and starred Robert Duvall as Doug, Joan Hackett as Chris, Alvin Ailey as Paul, Robert Hogan as Elliot, Milo Boulton as Mr. Watkins, and Dortha Duckworth as Mrs. Watkins. Hackett won a Theatre World Award, an Obie Award, and a Drama Desk Award for her performance.