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The Desk Set   

Broadhurst Theatre, (10/24/1955 - 7/07/1956)
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Opening Date: Oct 24, 1955    
Closing Date: Jul 07, 1956 Total Performances: 297

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts
Setting: The Reference Department of a large radio and television broadcasting company in mid-town Manhattan.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Written by William Marchant
Directed by Joseph Fields
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Lighting Design by George Jenkins; Hair Stylist: Ronald De Mann
Company Manager: Ben Stein
Production Manager: Robert Linden; Assistant Stage Mgr: Wayne Carson and Doris Roberts
Press Representative: Maxine Keith; Advertising: Fred Golden; Assistant to the Producers: Charles Summers
Cast
Shirley Booth
Bunny Watson
Dorothy Blackburn
Peg Costello
Frank Milan
Abe Cutler
Clarice Blackburn
Sadel Meyer
Wayne Carson
A Reporter
Harry Ellerbe
The Man in Shirt-sleeves
Anne-Marie Gayer
Ruthie Saylor
Mary Gildea
The Lady in the Blue Suit
Louis Gossett
Kenny
Sterling Jensen
Photographer
Doris Roberts
Miss Rumple
Frank Roberts
Mr. Bennett
Byron Sanders
Richard Sumner
Mike Steen
Elsa's Friend
Joyce Van Patten
Elsa
Elizabeth Wilson
Miss Warriner