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Idiot's Delight   

Shubert Theatre, (3/24/1936 - circa. 12/1936)
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Opening Date: Mar 24, 1936    
Closing Date: Dec 1936 Total Performances: 300

Category: Play, Comedy, Original
Setting: The Cocktail Lounge in the Hotel Monte Gabrielle in the Italian Alps, near the frontiers of Switzerland and Austria.
Comments: Played from March 24 - July 3, 1936 (for 121 performances). On layoff from July 4 - August 30, 1936. Resumed on August 31, 1936 (for 179 additional performances).



Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Written by Robert E. Sherwood
Directed by Bretaigne Windust; Production Supervised by Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne; Dances Directed by Morgan Lewis
Scenic Design by Lee Simonson
Company Manager: Lawrence Farrell
Stage Manager: George Greenberg; Assistant Stage Mgr: Le Roi Operti and Tomasso Tittoni
Musician: Gerald Kunz, Max Rich and Joseph Knopf
Cast
Lynn Fontanne
Irene
Alfred Lunt
Harry Van
Margorie Baglin
Elaine
Edgar Barrier
Auguste
Gilmore Bush
3rd Officer
Francis Compton
Achille Weber
Connie Crowell
Beulah
Ernestine De Becker
Signora Rossi
Frances Foley
Edna
S. Thomas Gomez
Pittaluga
Sydney Greenstreet
Dr. Waldersee
Alan Hewitt
1st Officer
Jean MacIntyre
Mrs. Cherry
George Meader
Dumptsy
Murry O'Neill
Major
Le Roi Operti
Signor Rossi
Jacqueline Paige
Shirley
Edward Raquello
Captain Locicero
Edna Ross
Francine
Winston Ross
2nd Officer
Stephen Sandes
Signor Palota
Barry Thomson
Donald Navadel
Ruth Timmons
Bebe
Tomasso Tittoni
4th Officer
Una Val
Anna
Richard Whorf
Quillery
Bretaigne Windust
Mr. Cherry
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1936 for Drama [winner]
Written by Robert E. Sherwood