The Time of Your Life 1939

Opened: October 25, 1939

The Time of Your Life - 1939 - Broadway History , Info & More

Booth Theatre (Broadway)
222 West 45th St. New York, NY

'In the time of our life, live - so that in that wondrous time you shall not add to the misery and sorrow of the world, but shall smile to the infinite delight and mystery of it' The Time of Your Life, a rich tapestry of human life, peopled by a profusion of wistful dreamers, pining lonely hearts, and beer-hall-philosophers, is a twentieth century American masterpiece. The Time of Your Life was first presented at The Shubert Theatre, New Haven, USA, on 7 October 1939. It was the first play to win both the New York Drama Critics' Circle award and the Pulitzer Prize. . It has been revived three times on Broadway; was filmed in 1948, starring James Cagney; and twice filmed for TV.

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What productions of The Time of Your Life have there been?
The Time of Your Life has had 5 productions including Broadway which opened in 1939, Broadway which opened in 1940, Broadway which opened in 1955, Broadway which opened in 1969 and Broadway which opened in 1975.
What awards has The Time of Your Life been nominated for?
The Time of Your Life has been nominated for several awards. It was nominated for Best American Play at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards, with the nomination going to William Saroyan. The play was also nominated for The Pulitzer Prize for Drama, again with the nomination going to William Saroyan.
What awards has The Time of Your Life won?
The Time of Your Life has won several prestigious awards. It received the Best American Play award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for William Saroyan. Additionally, it was honored with the Pulitzer Prize for Drama from The Pulitzer Prize, also for William Saroyan. These accolades recognize the exceptional quality and impact of The Time of Your Life in the world of theater.