Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (5/10/1969 - 7/05/1969)

First Preview: May 07, 1969
Opening Date: May 10, 1969
Closing Date: Jul 05, 1969
Total Previews: 4
Total Performances: 64

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The Press Room of the Criminal Courts Building in Chicago. 1928.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by Theater 1969 (Edward Albee, Richard Barr, Charles Woodward)

Written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur

Directed by Harold J. Kennedy

Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Sara Brook

General Manager: Michael Goldreyer and Michael Kasdan; Company Manager: Oliver W. Nicoll

Production Stage Manager: Elissa Lane; Assistant Stage Mgr: Bruce Blaine

General Press Representative: John Springer Associates and Louise Weiner; Advertising: Blaine-Thompson

An Event of the Showcase of The Cultural League of New York

Opening Night Cast

Robert RyanWalter Burns
Val AveryDiamond Louis
Peggy CassMollie Malloy
Bert ConvyHildy Johnson
Herald Examiner
James FlavinMurphy
Conrad JanisKruger
Journal of Commerce
Harold J. KennedyBensinger
John McGiverThe Mayor
Julia MeadeMrs. Grant
Doro MerandeJennie
Charles WhiteSheriff Hartman
Tom AtkinsWilson
Bruce BlaineCarl
a Deputy
Patrick DesmondTony
Walter FlanaganWoodenshoes Eichorn
Morison GampelSchwartz
Daily News
Geoff GarlandEarl Williams
Will GregoryPoliceman
Rick HaganBoy Scout
Scott HaganBoy Scout
Katharine HoughtonPeggy Grant
Robert MilliEndicott
Don PorterMcCue
City Press
Ed RileyPoliceman
Arnold StangMr. Pincus

Understudies: Patrick Desmond (Kruger), Will Gregory (Walter Burns) and Ed Riley (Hildy Johnson)

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

(5/10/1969 - 7/5/1969)


Ed Riley
City Press
(May 19, 1969 - ?)
Jesse White
The Mayor (May 19, 1969 - ?)

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