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Broadhurst Theatre, (3/02/1950 - 4/08/1950)

Opening Date: Mar 02, 1950
Closing Date: Apr 08, 1950
Total Performances: 44

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Nancy Stern and George Nichols III

Written by Elaine Ryan; Based on the novel by Ludwig Bemelmans

Staged by Hume Cronyn

Scenic Design by Wolfgang Roth; Costume Design by John Derro; Lighting Design by Richard Bernstein

Stage Manager: Henry Guettel, Marguerite Lewis and Thomas Noyes; General Stage Manager: Stephan Eugene Cole

Production Assistant: Marjorie Winfield

Opening Night Cast

Richard AbbottThe Doctor
Fourth Indian
Norman BarrsThe Cure
Ship's Steward
Charles Chaplin Jr.Henri
Second Indian
Booth ColmanMarsan
Jacqueline DalyaThe Dona Bebecita
Florence EldridgeMiss Leonore Graves
Harold E. GordonSecond Workman
Indian Drummer
Phillip GordonAlfonso Lopez
Indian Dancer
Henry GuettelAristide
Third Indian
Rick JasonAnselmo
Henry LascoeVitasse
Marguerite LewisNurse
Fredric MarchHis Excellency, General Leonidas Erosa
Charles MayerRobert
The Acrobat
Robert McCahonFirst Workman
Fifth Indian
Hope MillerYoung Mother
Irene MooreChimene
Gregory MortonFirst Gendarme
First Seaman
Thomas NoyesSecond Gendarme
Second Seaman
Milton ParsonsAlbert Plaschke
Sally Anne ParsonsFrench Child
Child Passenger
Indian Child
Rene PaulColonel Laboucher
Ship's Officer
Roy PooleJean
Fifth Indian
Stefan SchnabelM. Hufnagel
Don Modesto
Helen SeamonClothilde
Young Woman
Second Indian Woman
Lili ValentyMille. Borotra
First Indian Woman

Awards and Nominations

Theatre World

winner 1950 Award [recipient] 

Rick Jason

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Broadhurst Theatre

(3/2/1950 - 4/8/1950)


Hope Miller
The Dona Bebecita
Irving Winter

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