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Embezzled Heaven   

 
National Theatre , (10/31/1944 - 1/13/1945)
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Opening Date:Oct 31, 1944   
Closing Date:Jan 13, 1945 Total Performances:52

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Teta's Room, The Argan Castle, near Prague, 1913; The Kitchen, Argan Castle, 1938; The Church Garden, Detva, Moravia; Reception Hall, The Vatican.
Comments: Due to Miss Barrymore's illness the play was closed between November 9th and December 11th.


Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
Written by Ladislaus Bush-Fekete and Mary Helen Fay; Based on the novel by Franz Werfel
Staged by B. Iden Payne
Production Design by Stewart Chaney; Costumes for Miss Barrymore, Mr. Basserman, Miss Cerf and Papal Retinue designed by Robert Davison; Assistant to Mr. Chaney: O. L. Raineri
Assistant Business Manager: Sara Greenspan; Company Manager: Tom Powers
Stage Manager: Edward McHugh
General Press Representative: Alfred H. Tamarin; Casting Assistant: Bettina Cerf
Cast
Ethel Barrymore Teta
Sanford Meisner Bichler
David Barnaby Sediaris
Wolfe Barzell Prossnitzer
Albert Basserman The Pope
Else Basserman Mrs. Schultz
Julian Benjamin Papal Valet
Martin Blaine Pastor
Bettina Cerf Countess Argan
Marcel Dill Sottomaestro
Paige Edwards Swiss Guard
Edward Fernandez Young Mojmir
The Child
Robert Fletcher Swiss Guard
Eduard Franz Mojmir
Edward Kilcullen Maestro di Camera
Madeline Lee Zdenka
John McKee Monsignore
Peggy Meredith Jarmila
Harry Neville Kompert
Robert O'Brien Sediaris
Wauna Paul Mila
Frank Richards Kovalsky
Augusta Roeland Franziska
Sheila Trent Masha
Don Valentine Mail Carrier
Graham Velsey Physician
Val Witherill George