Playhouse Theatre, (10/13/1965 - 5/27/1967)

First Preview: Oct 11, 1965
Opening Date: Oct 13, 1965
Closing Date: May 27, 1967
Total Previews: 2
Total Performances: 670

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The Den and Living Room of the Kingsley Home in Old Westbury, Long Island.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by David Black and Walter A. Hyman

Written by Robert Fisher and Arthur Marx

Directed by Arthur Storch

Scenic Design by William Pitkin; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Hair Design by The Kenneth Salon; Assistant to Miss Roth: Ramse Mostoller

General Manager: Eugene V. Wolsk; Company Manager: Emanuel Azenberg; Assistant Co. Mgr: R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr.

Production Stage Manager: James Gelb; Stage Manager: Doreen Richards; Assistant Stage Mgr: Robert Jundelin

Casting: Alan Shayne Associates; Advertising: The Blaine Thompson Company; Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Martin Shwartz

Opening Night Cast

Alan KingDr. Jack Kingsley
Donna BaccalaFrancine
Sudie BondMiss Hammer
Kenneth CarrWally
Bert ConvyRichard Merrick
Jane ElliotLinda Kingsley
Scott GlennAndy
Michael HadgeBartholomew Smuts
Jack HollanderArnold Brecher
Kenneth KealeyIrwin Kniberg
Terrence LoganRicky Fleisher
Pamela MurphyLinda Kingsley
(Jan 17, 1966 - Jan 22, 1966)
Jeff SigginsDennis
Neva SmallAbbey Kingsley
Michael ValeDr. Harold Fleisher
Janet WardAlice Kingsley

Understudies: Kenneth Carr (Andy, Dennis, Ricky Fleisher), Robert Jundelin (Richard Merrick), Pamela Murphy (Francine), Eulalie Noble (Alice Kingsley, Miss Hammer), Jan Rhodes (Abbey Kingsley), Jeff Siggins (Bartholomew Smuts) and Jack Sorian (Arnold Brecher, Dr. Harold Fleisher, Dr. Jack Kingsley)

Replacement/Transfer Info

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

Playhouse Theatre

(10/13/1965 - 5/27/1967)
Production Stage Manager: Charles Gray; Stage Manager: Robert Schear.


David Cumins
Gale Dixon
Robert Jundelin
Richard Merrick
Sam Levene
Dr. Jack Kingsley
Leland Mayforth
Ed McMahon
Dr. Jack Kingsley (Jan 17, 1966 - Jan 22, 1966)
Rita Morley
Alice Kingsley
Paul Nesbitt
Robert Paget
Robin Strasser
Linda Kingsley
Nancy Wickwire
Alice Kingsley

Understudies: David Cumins (Bartholomew Smuts), Gale Dixon (Linda Kingsley), Charles Gray (Richard Merrick), Robert Jundelin (Bartholomew Smuts), Paul Nesbitt (Andy, Dennis, Ricky Fleisher), Viveca Tedesco (Abbey Kingsley).

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