Ellis Rabb won a Tony award for directing this production on Broadway.

Rosemary Harris was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in the stage version of this production. She did win a Drama Desk Award for her performance.

The original 1927 production of "The Royal Family", which was co-written by Edna Ferber, opened on Broadway a day after the Broadway opening of the original stage production of "Show Boat", which was based on a Ferber novel.