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Jefferson Davis   

Biltmore Theatre, (2/18/1936 - circa. 2/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 18, 1936    
Closing Date: Feb 1936 Total Performances: 3

Category: Play, Drama, History, Original

Production Staff
Produced by Federal Theatre Project of The WPA
Written by John McGee
Staged by Henry Stillman and Charles Schofield; Under the supervision of Kay McKay
Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton; Costume Design by Ivan Glidden
Virginia BarrieHetty Cary
of Baltimore
Halbert BrownRobert Barnwell
Senator from South Carolina
Mildred ByronConstance Cary
of Baltimore
Thomas CarnahanBurton Harrison
Secretary to Jefferson Davis
Clay CodyGen. Joseph Johnston
Mrs. William CourtleighVarina Davis
Wilbur De RougeJ.H. Reagan
of Texas
Charles DouglassRobert Toombs
Secretary of State
George DuthieGen. Robert E. Lee
Louis GibbsRobert
a slave, Davis' personal servant
Charles Peyton GlocknerAlexander H. Stephens
Vice-President of the Confederacy
Harry GolsonJudah P. Benjamin
Attorney General
James P. HoustonWilliam Seward
of New York
Earl W. MayoGovernor Smith
of Virginia
Harry McKeeGovenor Moore
of Alabama
William MulliganHenry Graham
Physician to Davis
Senator Rhett
of South Carolina
Jean NewcombeMary Chestnut
of Charleston
Lawrence O'BrienGen. P.T. Beauregarde
William ParkeLeroy Walker
Secretary of War
Ray RawlingsWilliam Yancey
of Alabama
Senator Wigfall
of Texas
Oscar SchoemakerSenator Grimes
of Iowa
Frederick SmithHenry Foote
of Tennessee
Raymond SouthwickJ.C. Breckenridge
Guy StandingJefferson Davis
Lawrence StanhopeWilliam Mallory
Secretary of the Navy
Robert TomsC.C. Clay, Jr.
of Alabama