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Abe Lincoln in Illinois   

 
Plymouth Theatre, (10/15/1938 - circa. 12/1939)
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Opening Date: Oct 15, 1938    
Closing Date: Dec 1939 Total Performances: 472

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and about New Salem, Illinois, in the 1830s. In and about Springfield, Illinois, 1840s - 1861.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Plymouth Theatre Corporation
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Written by Robert E. Sherwood
Staged by Elmer Rice
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
Business Manager: Victor Samrock
Stage Manager: Elmer Brown; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Triggs
Press Representative: William Fields and Phil Stevenson; Casting: Jane Broder; Assistant to Mr. Rice: Paul C. Krebs
Cast
Raymond MasseyAbe Lincoln
Ora AlexanderEnsemble
Dorothy AllanThe Edwards' Maid
Frank AndrewsMentor Graham
Lloyd BarryTad Lincoln
Bette BenfieldEnsemble
Hubert BrownGobey
Everett CharltonBab
Cavalry Captain
Militia Captain
George ChristieBen Mattling
David ClarkeFeargus
Donner
May CollinsElizabeth Edwards
Glenn CoulterKavanaugh
Howard Da SilvaJack Armstrong
Dearon DarnayEnsemble
Robert FitzsimmonsEnsemble
Lillian FosterNancy Green
John GerardBarrick
Dorothy GreeleyEnsemble
Arthur GriffinJudge Bowling Green
David HewesEnsemble
Alfred JenkinsEnsemble
Walter KappEnsemble
Muriel KirklandMary Todd
Harry LevianTrum Cogdal
Jed
Adele LongmireAnn Rutledge
George MalcolmEnsemble
Lewis MartinNinian Edwards
Kevin McCarthyJasp
Phil
Lex ParrishWillie Lincoln
John PayneRobert Lincoln
Albert PhillipsStephen A. Douglas
Wendell K. PhillipsWilliam Herndon
McKinley ReevesEnsemble
Elizabeth RellerEnsemble
Marion RooneyAggie Gale
Herbert RudleySeth Gale
Bert SchorrEnsemble
Allen ShawEnsemble
Howard ShermanJimmy Gale
Lotte StawiskyEnsemble
Anne StevensonEnsemble
Calvin ThomasJoshua Speed
Thomas F. TraceySturveson
John TriggsOgleby
Frank TweddellCrimmin
Iris WhitneyJudith
The Lincolns' Maid
Dolores WilliamsEnsemble
Joseph WisemanEnsemble
Harrison WoodhullEnsemble
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1939 for Drama [winner] 
 Written by Robert E. Sherwood