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Phoenix Theatre, (12/18/1956 - 1/06/1957)

Opening Date: Dec 18, 1956
Closing Date: Jan 06, 1957
Total Performances: 24

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts.
Setting: The capital of Setzuan, a half-Europeanized city.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)

Written by Bertolt Brecht; Book adapted by Eric Bentley; Incidental music by Paul Dessau; Musical Director: Simon Sadoff

Directed by Eric Bentley

Scenic Design by Wolfgang Roth; Costume Design by Wolfgang Roth; Based on designs by: Teo Otto; Lighting Design by Klaus Holm

General Manager: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Nat Parnes

Production Stage Manager: Robert Woods; Stage Manager: Stark Hesseltine and Richard Blackmarr

Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig and Robert Ganshaw

Opening Night Cast

Richard BlackmarrGentleman
Glen CannonBoy
Shu-Ren ChengChild
Irene DaileyMrs. Shin
George EbelingThird God
Jenny EganCarpet Dealer's Wfie
William GrannellUnemployed Man
Uta HagenShen Te
Gerald HikenWong
A water seller
Jane HoffmanMrs. Yang
Kay LevyYoung Girl
Nancy MarchandMrs. Mi Tzu
Gerald McGonagillHusband
Anne MearaNiece
Edward MorehouseGrandfather
Zero MostelMr. Shu Fu
Bart MurphyGentleman
William MyersBrother
Louis NeginBoy
Marion PaoneWife
Byrne PivenCarpenter
Nancy QuintSister-in-Law
Logan RamseySecond God
Gene SaksFirst God
Albert SalmiYang Sun
Rose SchulmanOld Whore
Jerry StillerPoliceman
Neil VipondNephew
Mervin WilliamsCarpet Dealer
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