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The Male Animal   

 
Music Box Theatre , (5/15/1952 - 1/31/1953)
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Opening Date:May 15, 1952   
Closing Date:Jan 31, 1953 Total Performances:317

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The living-room in the house of Professor Thomas Turner, in a mid-western university town. 1940.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin and Lee Shubert
Produced by John Golden
Written by James Thurber and Elliott Nugent
Directed by Michael Gordon; Artistic Supervisor: George Schaefer
Scenic Design by Melvin Bourne; Costume Design by Noel Taylor
Company Manager: Richard E. French
Production Stage Manager: Billy Matthews; Stage Manager: Tom Hughes Sand; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter Harris
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson
Cast
Elliott Nugent Tommy Turner
Robert Preston Joe Ferguson
Martha Scott Ellen Turner
Dorothy Blackburn Myrtle Keller
Mrs. Blanche Damon
Charles Boaz Wally Myers
Matt Briggs Ed Keller
John Gerstad Michael Barnes
Peter Harris Newspaper Reporter
Halliwell Hobbes Dean Frederick Damon
Billy James "Nutsy" Miller
Eulabelle Moore Cleota
Nancy Nugent Patricia Stanley
Leora Thatcher Mrs. Blanche Damon
Understudies: Gene Blakely (Michael Barnes, Newspaper Reporter, Tommy Turner, Wally Myers), Joseph Hardy (Dean Frederick Damon, Ed Keller, Joe Ferguson) and Helen Harrelson (Ellen Turner, Patricia Stanley)