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Cort Theatre, (11/13/1963 - 1/25/1964)

First Preview: Nov 12, 1963
Opening Date: Nov 13, 1963
Closing Date: Jan 25, 1964
Total Previews: 1
Total Performances: 82

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: A ward in a state mental hospital in the Pacific Northwest.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by David Merrick and Edward Lewis; Produced in association with Seven Arts Corp. and Eric Prods.

Written by Dale Wasserman; Based on the novel by Ken Kesey; Incidental music by Teiji Ito

Directed by Alex Segal

Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong

Production Stage Manager: Del Hughes; Stage Manager: Clifford Cothren

Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson, Lee Solters and Walter Alford

Opening Night Cast

Ed AmesChief Bromden
Malcolm AtterburyScanlon
Clifford CothrenTechnician #1
William DanielsDale Harding
Kirk DouglasRandle P. McMurphy
Wesley GaleFredericks
William GleasonRuckly
Arlene GolonkaCandy Starr
Peter GumenyAide
Paul HuberColonel Matterson
Lincoln KilpatrickAide Warren
Michi KobiNurse Nakamura
Al NesorMartini
Gerald S. O'LoughlinCheswick
Leonard ParkerAide Williams
Rex RobbinsDr. Spivey
Arnold SoboloffEllis
Joan TetzelNurse Ratched
K. C. TownsendSandra
Charles TynerSefelt
Gene WilderBilly Bibbit
Milton J. WilliamsAide Turkle
Astrid WilsrudNurse Flinn

Understudies: Roger Boxill (Billy Bibbit, Dale Harding), Clifford Cothren (Chief Bromden), William Gleason (Cheswick), Paul Huber (Scanlon) and Gerald S. O'Loughlin (Randle P. McMurphy)

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