A Far Country

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A Far Country
Written byHenry Denker[1]
Date premieredApril 4, 1961[2]
Place premieredBroadway, Music Box Theatre
Original languageEnglish

A Far Country is a play by Henry Denker.[3] The work premiered on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre on April 4, 1961, where it closed on November 25, 1961, after 271 performances. Produced by Roger L. Stevens and Joel Schenker, the production was directed by Alfred Ryder and used sets by Donald Oenslager and costumes by Ann Roth. Lead actress Kim Stanley (Ryder's wife at the time) was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of Elizabeth von Ritter.


  1. ^ New York Theatre Critics' Reviews. 1962.
  2. ^ The best plays of 1968-1969. 1969.
  3. ^ The Best Plays and the Year Book of the Drama in America. Arno Press. 1960.

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