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Jefferson Davis   

Biltmore Theatre, (2/18/1936 - circa. 2/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 18, 1936    
Closing Date: Feb 1936 Total Performances: 3

Category: Play, Drama, History, Original


Production Staff
Produced by Federal Theatre Project of The WPA
Written by John McGee
Staged by Henry Stillman and Charles Schofield; Under the supervision of Kay McKay
Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton; Costume Design by Ivan Glidden
Cast
Virginia Barrie
Hetty Cary
of Baltimore
Halbert Brown
Robert Barnwell
Senator from South Carolina
Mildred Byron
Constance Cary
of Baltimore
Thomas Carnahan
Burton Harrison
Secretary to Jefferson Davis
Clay Cody
Gen. Joseph Johnston
Mrs. William Courtleigh
Varina Davis
Wilbur De Rouge
J.H. Reagan
of Texas
Charles Douglass
Robert Toombs
Secretary of State
George Duthie
Gen. Robert E. Lee
Louis Gibbs
Robert
a slave, Davis' personal servant
Charles Peyton Glockner
Alexander H. Stephens
Vice-President of the Confederacy
Harry Golson
Judah P. Benjamin
Attorney General
James P. Houston
William Seward
of New York
Earl W. Mayo
Governor Smith
of Virginia
Harry McKee
Govenor Moore
of Alabama
William Mulligan
Henry Graham
Physician to Davis
Senator Rhett
of South Carolina
Jean Newcombe
Mary Chestnut
of Charleston
Lawrence O'Brien
Gen. P.T. Beauregarde
William Parke
Leroy Walker
Secretary of War
Ray Rawlings
William Yancey
of Alabama
Senator Wigfall
of Texas
Oscar Schoemaker
Senator Grimes
of Iowa
Frederick Smith
Henry Foote
of Tennessee
Raymond Southwick
J.C. Breckenridge
Guy Standing
Jefferson Davis
Lawrence Stanhope
William Mallory
Secretary of the Navy
Robert Toms
C.C. Clay, Jr.
of Alabama