Lyceum Theatre, (11/18/1941 - 7/24/1941)
46th Street Theatre, (12/26/1941 - 3/28/1943)
Majestic Theatre, (3/28/1943 - 7/24/1943)

Opening Date: Nov 18, 1941
Closing Date: Jul 24, 1943

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Graves' apartment.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Operated by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart

Produced by Max Gordon

Written by Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields; Based on the stories by Sally Benson

Staged by Moss Hart

Scenic Design by Frederick Fox

General Manager: Ben A. Boyar

Stage Manager: Henry Ephron; Assistant Stage Mgr: Irving Schneider

General Press Representative: Nat N. Dorfman; Press Representative: Jack Charash; Casting: Myra Hampton Streger

Opening Night Cast

Matt BriggsJ.B. Curtis
Francesca BruningEllen Curtis
Walter CollinsTommy Arbuckle
John CushmanBarlow Adams
James ElliottWestern Union Boy
Kenneth ForbesJoe
Jack GeerCharles
John HudsonHenry
Alexander KirklandWillis Reynolds
Paula LaurenceHilda
Lenore LonerganFuffy Adams
Jack ManningAlbert Kunody
Joan NewtonLois Graves
Philip OberHarry Graves
Patricia PeardonJudy Graves
Billy RedfieldHaskell Cummings
Barbara RobbinsGrace Graves
Peter ScottMerrill Feurbach
Robert WilleySterling Brown

Replacement/Transfer Info

The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.

Lyceum Theatre

(11/18/1941 - 7/24/1941)

Press Representative: Martha Dreiblatt.

46th Street Theatre

(12/26/1941 - 3/28/1943)

Assistant Stage Mgr: Irving Schneider; Stage Manager: Henry Ephron.

Press Representative: Sam Merin.


Burton Boyar
Jack Davis
J.B. Curtis
Tom Jewett
Don Keefer
Albert Kunody
James Kirkwood, Jr.
Gordon MacRae
Tommy Arbuckle
Doro Merande
Robert Woodburn
Sterling Brown

Majestic Theatre

(3/28/1943 - 7/24/1943)

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