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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
Luther AdlerEnglish Sergeant
Belgian Major-General
Brother Henry
Peter AinsleySoldier
Kate AllenDr. Mahodan's Secretary
James BlakeSoldier
Roman BohnenGrandpa Joe
American Commander-in-Chief
Brother Claude
Phoebe BrandMinny Belle Tompkins
Grover BurgessAnguish Howington
Jean BurtonSong
Morris CarnovskyChief of the Allied High Command
Dr. Mahodan
William ChalleePrivate Fairfax
Lee J. CobbDr. McBray
French Major-General
Brother George
Russell CollinsJohnny Johnson
Curt ConwayBoy
Private Patrick O'Day
Brother William
Jules GarfieldJohann Lang
Judson HallBritish Soldier
Orin JanningsHis Majesty, The King
Robert JosephBrother Jim
Elia KazanPrivate Kearns
Dr. Frewd
Thomas C. KennedyScottish Colonel
Tony KraberEditor
Private Harwood
Brother Theodore
Will LeePhotographer
Private Goldberger
Bob LewisMayor
French Premier
Paul MannOrderly
German Priest
Sanford MeisnerCaptain Valentine
Paula MillerFrench Nurse
John MostBritish Commander-in-Chief
Ruth NelsonSister from the O.D.S.D.L.D.
Joseph PevneyWest Point Lieutenant
Herbert RatnerPrivate Svenson
Military Policeman
Eddie RyanAnguish Howington, Jr.
Jack SaltzmanLiason Officer
Alfred SaxeAmerican Priest
Susanna SeniorAggie Tompkins
Art SmithSergeant Jackson
Brother Thomas
Eunice StoddardCamp Doll
Albert Van DekkerCorporal George
Brother Hiram
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Paul Green
ACT 1 Sung By
Over in EuropeMayor
Democracy's CallMinny Belle Tompkins and Mayor
Up Chuckamauga HillGrandpa Joe
Johnny's MelodyJohnny Johnson
Aggie's SongAggie Tompkins
Oh Heart of LoveMinny Belle Tompkins
Farewell, GoodbyeMinny Belle Tompkins
Valentine's TangoCaptain Valentine
Song of the GoddessJohnny Johnson
ACT 2 Sung By
Song of the Wounded FrenchmenSoldier
Tea SongSergeant Jackson
Cowboy SongEditor
Song of the GunsSoldier
ACT 3 Sung By
Mon Ami My FriendFrench Nurse
Allied High CommandChief of the Allied High Command, Belgian Major-General, British Commander-in-Chief, Dr. McBray and Grandpa Joe
Prayer: In Times of War and TumultsAmerican Priest and Orderly
The Psychiatry SongChief of the Allied High Command
How Sweetly Friendship BindsDoctor, Grandpa Joe, Dr. McBray, Boy, Corporal George, Brother Jim, Editor and English Sergeant
Hymn to PeaceSergeant Jackson, Grandpa Joe, Dr. McBray, Boy, Corporal George, Brother Jim, Editor and English Sergeant
Johnny's Melody (Finale)Johnny Johnson