The Homecoming (The Music Box, NYC)
The Homecoming (The Music Box, NYC)

The Homecoming (The Music Box, NYC) (1967)

The Homecoming (The Music Box, NYC)

The Homecoming (1964)

Date from

5 January 1967

Date to

27 June 1967

No of Performances Unknown
Touring Yes
Language English


Aldwych Theatre (Est. 1905)

There were four performances at the Aldwych in December 1966 before the company left for the USA

Colonial Theatre, Boston (Est. 1900)

16-Dec-1966 to 31-Dec-1966

Performances on 16 and 17 December were previews.

Music Box Theatre, New York (Est. 1921)

05-Jan-1967 to 27-Jun-1967

Linked Productions

The Homecoming (Premiere: Aldwych) (1965)


Linked People

Peter Hall (1930 - 2017)

Creative | Director

John Bury (1925 - 2000)

Creative | Set Designer

John Bury (1925 - 2000)

Creative | Lighting Designer

Alexander H. Cohen (1920 - 2000)

Production | Presenter

By arrangement with the RSC and with Theatre Guild Productions Inc. Produced in association with Gerry Geraldo.

Linked Organisations

Royal Shakespeare Company (Production Company | Est. 1961)

Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BA, UK

Theatre Company


Max (Age: 70, Male)

Performer: Paul Rogers (1917 - 2013)

Lenny (Age: early thirties, Male)

Performer: Ian Holm (1931 - 2020)

Joey (Age: mid twenties, Male)

Performer: Terence Rigby (1937 - 2008)

Sam (The Homecoming) (Age: 63, Male)

Performer: John Normington (1937 - 2007)

Teddy (Age: mid thirties, Male)

Performer: Michael Craig (1928)

Ruth (The Homecoming) (Age: early thirties, Female)

Performer: Vivien Merchant (1929 - 1982)

Lenny (Age: early thirties, Male)

Jayston, Ian Holm's understudy, took over from Holm from 24 April.

Performer: Michael Jayston (1935)

Ruth (The Homecoming) (Age: early thirties, Female)

Farleigh, Vivien Merchant's understudy, took over from Merchant from 24 April.

Performer: Lynn Farleigh (1942)

Linked Awards

No award have been added to this production record yet.


British Library: Photographs from productions of Harold Pinter's plays in London and New York (URL)

Type: Image gallery

External Link:

Accessed 29 June 2021


The Homecoming production programme

Hofstra University Library Special Collections Department, Pinter Collection Box 1, in file folder entitled 'Program - “Homecoming" - play by Harold Pinter - Music Box Theater, no ff

Library archive

RSC collections note on The Homecoming in the USA