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Booth Theatre, (2/07/1957 - 1/11/1958)
First Preview: Total Previews: 0
Opening Date: Feb 07, 1957    
Closing Date: Jan 11, 1958 Total Performances: 388

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts and four scenes
Setting: The house of Roger Spelding outside Manassas, Virginia. The time is next next summer.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Operated by Affiliated Theatre Building Co., Inc.; Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization
Produced by George Axelrod and Clinton Wilder
Written by Gore Vidal
Directed by Cyril Ritchard
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Lighting Design by Feder; Sound Design by Masque Sound Engineering Company
General Manager: Sylvia Herscher; Business Manager: Michael Goldreyer
Production Stage Manager: Pat Chandler; Stage Manager: Pat Fowler
The Emotional and Rather Alarming Vibrations Electronically Created by Louis Barron and Bebe Barron
Costume Supervisor: Patricia Zipprodt; Press Representative: William Fields and Walter Alford
Cyril Ritchard
Eddie Mayehoff
General Tom Powers
Francis Bethencourt
A Friend
Sibyl Bowan
Reba Spelding
Philip Coolidge
Roger Spelding
Bob Gothie
Martyn Green
John Hallow
Sound Man
Conrad Janis
Conrad Mayberry
Sarah Marshall
Ellen Spelding
Earl Montgomery
Grenadier Saadi
Understudies: Pat Fowler (Ellen Spelding, Reba Spelding), Genevieve Frizzell (Reba Spelding), Bob Gothie (Conrad Mayberry), John Hallow (A Friend, Aide) and Earl Montgomery (General Tom Powers, Roger Spelding)
Tony Award®
1957 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
Cyril Ritchard
1957 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Eddie Mayehoff
1957 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Oliver Smith