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Tobacco Road   

Theatre Masque , (12/04/1933 - Closing date unknown)
48th Street Theatre , (circa. 7/1934 - 9/1934)
Forrest Theatre , (9/1934 - 5/31/1941)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 04, 1933   
Closing Date:May 31, 1941 Total Performances:3182

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The farm of Jeeter Lester, situated on a Tobacco Road in the back country of Georgia.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Henry I. and Irwin S. Chanin
Produced by Anthony Brown, Jack Kirkland and Sam H. Grisman
Written by Jack Kirkland; Based on a novel by Erskine Caldwell
Directed by Anthony Brown
Scenic Design by Robert Redington Sharpe
Company Manager: Sam Spachner
Stage Manager: Edgar Henning
Press Representative: Mary March
Sam Byrd Dude Lester
Ashley Cooper Henry Peabody
Henry Hull Jeeter Lester
Ruth Hunter Ellie May
Dean Jagger Lov Bensey
Lamar King Captain Tim
Maude Odell Sister Bessie Rice
Patricia Quinn Grandma Lester
Reneice Rehan Pearl
Edwin Walter George Payne
Margaret Wycherly Ada Lester