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Johnny Johnson   

 
44th Street Theatre , (11/19/1936 - 1/16/1937)
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Opening Date:Nov 19, 1936   
Closing Date:Jan 16, 1937 Total Performances:68

Category: Play, Play with music, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Theatre Leased by Nesca Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by The Group Theatre
Written by Paul Green; Music by Kurt Weill; Musical Director: Lehman Engel
Staged by Lee Strasberg
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Paul Du Pont
Business Manager: Philip Adler
Stage Manager: Michael Gordon; Assistant Stage Mgr: Alfred Saxe, Bess Eitingon and Judson Hall; Technical Director: Isaac Benesch
Press Representative: Emmanuel Eisenberg
Cast
Luther Adler English Sergeant
Belgian Major-General
Brother Henry
Peter Ainsley Soldier
Kate Allen Dr. Mahodan's Secretary
James Blake Soldier
Roman Bohnen Grandpa Joe
American Commander-in-Chief
Brother Claude
Phoebe Brand Minny Belle Tompkins
Grover Burgess Anguish Howington
Jean Burton Song
Morris Carnovsky Chief of the Allied High Command
Dr. Mahodan
William Challee Private Fairfax
Doctor
Lee J. Cobb Dr. McBray
French Major-General
Brother George
Russell Collins Johnny Johnson
Curt Conway Boy
Private Patrick O'Day
Brother William
Jules Garfield Johann Lang
Judson Hall British Soldier
Soldier
Orin Jannings His Majesty, The King
Robert Joseph Brother Jim
Elia Kazan Private Kearns
Dr. Frewd
Thomas C. Kennedy Scottish Colonel
Tony Kraber Editor
Private Harwood
Brother Theodore
Will Lee Photographer
Private Goldberger
Bob Lewis Mayor
French Premier
Paul Mann Orderly
German Priest
Sanford Meisner Captain Valentine
Paula Miller French Nurse
John Most British Commander-in-Chief
Ruth Nelson Sister from the O.D.S.D.L.D.
Joseph Pevney West Point Lieutenant
Herbert Ratner Private Svenson
Military Policeman
Attendant
Eddie Ryan Anguish Howington, Jr.
Jack Saltzman Liason Officer
Alfred Saxe American Priest
Susanna Senior Aggie Tompkins
Art Smith Sergeant Jackson
Doctor
Brother Thomas
Eunice Stoddard Camp Doll
Albert Van Dekker Corporal George
Brother Hiram
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Paul Green
ACT 1Sung By
Over in Europe Mayor
Democracy's Call Minny Belle Tompkins and Mayor
Up Chuckamauga Hill Grandpa Joe
Johnny's Melody Johnny Johnson
Aggie's Song Aggie Tompkins
Oh Heart of Love Minny Belle Tompkins
Farewell, Goodbye Minny Belle Tompkins
Valentine's Tango Captain Valentine
Song of the Goddess Johnny Johnson
ACT 2Sung By
Song of the Wounded Frenchmen Soldier
Tea Song Sergeant Jackson
Cowboy Song Editor
Song of the Guns Soldier
ACT 3Sung By
Mon Ami My Friend French Nurse
Allied High Command Chief of the Allied High Command, Belgian Major-General, British Commander-in-Chief, Dr. McBray and Grandpa Joe
Prayer: In Times of War and Tumults American Priest and Orderly
The Psychiatry Song Chief of the Allied High Command
How Sweetly Friendship Binds Doctor, Grandpa Joe, Dr. McBray, Boy, Corporal George, Brother Jim, Editor and English Sergeant
Hymn to Peace Sergeant Jackson, Grandpa Joe, Dr. McBray, Boy, Corporal George, Brother Jim, Editor and English Sergeant
Johnny's Melody (Finale) Johnny Johnson