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The Carefree Tree   

 
Phoenix Theatre , (10/11/1955 - 10/30/1955)
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Opening Date:Oct 11, 1955   
Closing Date:Oct 30, 1955 Total Performances:24

Category: Play, Play with music, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts. From a Chinese legend.


Production Staff
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder)
Written by Aldyth Morris; Incidental music by Aaron Avshalomov
Directed by Jack Landau; Dance sequences supervised by Pat Birch
Scenic Design by Jack Landau; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Klaus Holm; Assistant Costume Design: Stanley Simmons
Company Manager: Nathan Parnes
Stage Manager: Richard Blofson and Kelton Garwood
Percussion: Frank Weisberg; Piano: Arthur Kopitz; Oboe: Charles Kushkin; Flute: Joseph Flavo
Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig
Cast
Frederic Warriner Feng Chu
The Charm Man
Mitchell Agruss An Old Man
A Soldier
The Red Bandit
Alvin Ailey The Purple Bandit
Ensemble
Rachel Armour Ensemble
Nancy Baker A Widow Yang
Ensemble
Diana Barth Ensemble
Olga Bielinska A Widow Yang
Ensemble
Sorrell Booke A Soldier
Allen Chin Ensemble
Chuan The Empress's Chancellor
Albert Corbin A Wolf
Ensemble
Thayer David The Sixth Son
Kelton Garwood A Soldier
Larry Gates The Storyman
David Gold The Green Bandit
Ensemble
Farley Granger The Actorman
Mu Yi
Michael Higgins The Fifth Son
Harry Lum Ensemble
Edith Meiser The Widow Yang
Janice Rule The Princess
Sylvia Short A Widow Yang
Ensemble
Frances Sternhagen A Widow Yang
Ensemble
Jerry Stiller The Propertyman
Sada Thompson Feng Nan
Dee Victor The Princess's Maid
Blanche Yurka The Empress Dowager