Idiot's Delight. Comedy. Written by Robert E. Sherwood
. Production Supervised by Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Dances Directed by Morgan Lewis
. Assistant Stage Manager: LeRoi Operti. Directed by Bretaigne Windust
. Shubert Theatre: 24 Mar 1936- Dec 1936 (closing date unknown/300 performances). Cast: Alfred Lunt
(as "Harry Van")...
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One sketch was was called 'Ashes'. I played the role of the man with whom Mrs. Langtry was in love. Insasmuch as she, at that time, was sixty-three and I was twenty-one, audiences were inclined to be somewhat bewildered. Usually they began by thinking that I was her son, so it must have seemed a little odd to them when I suddenly began to make violent love to her.
Has won three Tony Awards: in 1954, as Best Director for "Ondine;" in 1955, as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Quadrille;" and in 1970, a Special Award shared with his wife, Lynn Fontanne
. He was also nominated in 1959 as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "The Visit."