Dylan (play)

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Dylan is a 1964 play by Sidney Michaels.[1][2][3][4]


Dylan is based on the books Dylan Thomas in America (1956) by John Malcolm Brinnin and Leftover Life to Kill (1957) by Caitlin Thomas. The play covers the final years of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas' life.

At the 18th Tony Awards, Dylan was nominated for Best Play, and earned Alec Guinness (in the title role) the award for best performance. He was also awarded the Delia Austrian medal for his role.[5][6] The play was recorded and released by Columbia Masterworks.


  1. ^ "Theater: Alec Guinness as 'Dylan'; Play About Welsh Poet Opens at Plymouth". The New York Times. 1964-01-20. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-03-05.
  2. ^ "Alec Guinness as "Dylan"". The New York Times. 1964-01-12. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-03-05.
  3. ^ Johnson, Diedre (1994-12-13). "Dylan". Variety. Retrieved 2020-03-05.
  4. ^ Michaels, Sidney (1964). Dylan: A Play in Two Acts. Samuel French, Inc. ISBN 978-0-573-60829-2.
  5. ^ "Alec Guinness". Corbis. Retrieved 2013-12-13. He is starring in 'Dylan' at the Plymouth Theater. His newest honor is from the New York Drama League which voted that he receive their 1964 Delia Austrian Medal for "Distinguished Performance" on Broadway.
  6. ^ "Alec Guinness". Playbill. Retrieved 2020-03-05.

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