The Bad Seed (play)
|The Bad Seed|
|Written by||Maxwell Anderson|
|Date premiered||December 8, 1954|
|Place premiered||Broadway – at the
46th Street Theatre
New York City, New York, United States
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Staged by Reginald Denham, the play opened on Broadway on December 8, 1954, at the 46th Street Theatre in New York City, New York. After five months, the play moved to the Coronet Theatre on 49th Street, and remained there until the final performance on September 27, 1955. The play had run for 334 performances.
The play was adapted by John Lee Mahin into an Academy Award-nominated 1956 film of the same name, directed by Mervyn Leroy. Kelly, McCormack, Heckart and Jones all reprised their stage roles in the film. The first three received Academy Award nominations for their performances.
- Database (undated). "The Bad Seed". Internet Broadway Database. Retrieved August 31, 2013.
- Life. December 1, 1954.
- Fischer, Heinz-Dietrich; Fischer, Erika J. (2008). The Pulitzer Prize Archive – A History and Anthology of Award-Winning Materials in Journalism, Letters, and Arts. Munich: K. G. Saur Verlag. ISBN 978-3-598-30170-4. p. 246.
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