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The American Way   

 
Center Theatre, (1/21/1939 - circa. 6/1939)
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Opening Date: Jan 21, 1939    
Closing Date: Jun 1939 Total Performances: 164

Category: Play, Spectacle, Original
Setting: Ellis Island, 1896; Small American Town.



Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris and Max Gordon
Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Staged by George S. Kaufman
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Hassard Short; Scene Technician for Mr. Oenslager: Isaac Benesch; Assistant to Miss Sharaff: Anna Hill Johnstone and Florence Keady
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: William G. Norton
Technical Director: Hassard Short; General Stage Manager: E. John Kennedy; Stage Manager: William McFadden; Assistant Stage Mgr: Franklin Heller, Henry Ephron, William Atlee, Barbara Adams and William Torpey
Conducted by Oscar Levant
Press Representative: John Peter Toohey; Associate Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig; Casting: Myra Hampton Streger; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Fredric MarchMartin Gunther
Florence EldridgeIrma Gunther
McKay MorrisSamuel Brockton
Ruth WestonWinifred Baxter
Eve AbbottEnsemble
Albert AmatoEnsemble
Jack ArnoldEd Lorenz
Suzanne AshbrookEnsemble
Cathie BaileyEnsemble
Alan BandlerEnsemble
Bobby BarronA Boy
Child
Robin BatchellerEnsemble
Vivian BauleChild
Joseph BealeEnsemble
Walter BeckA Minister
Herman BelmonteEnsemble
Mary BennettEnsemble
Ronald BennettEnsemble
Evelyn BernieEnsemble
Whitner BissellKarl, Age 21
Milton BlumenthalEnsemble
Orin BorstonEnsemble
Mary BrandonMrs. Squires
Louise BuckEnsemble
Buddy BuehlerYoung Alex Hewitt
Child
Eileen BurnsMrs. Brockton
Joe BushEnsemble
Hugh CameronMayor McEvoy
Eleanore CampsallEnsemble
Gloria CareyChild
Gerry CarrTennis Girl
Eldridge CarsonEnsemble
Kenneth CaseyChild
Teddy CaseyYoung Karl Gunther
Child
Natalie ChilversEnsemble
Laura ChurchEnsemble
Norma ClercYoung Lisa Gunther
Alternate
Child
Beatrice ColeEnsemble
Daniel ConwayEnsemble
Russell ConwayEnsemble
George CottonEnsemble
Alex CourtneyTommy Nelson
Ed CrosswellEnsemble
Harry CroxEnsemble
Tom CurleyEnsemble
Robert CushmanYoung Alex Hewitt
Alternate
Child
Kenneth DanaEnsemble
Ethel DarlingEnsemble
Gretchen DavidsonMary, Age 20
Bud DavisEnsemble
Celeste DeBellisEnsemble
Louis DelgadoEnsemble
Sandford DodyEnsemble
Gene DouglasChild
Dorothy DownsEnsemble
Katherine DuncanTennis Girl
Helen EdwardsEnsemble
Marian EdwardsRuth
Clark EgglestonEnsemble
Edward ElliottAnother Young Man
Ruth EndersEnsemble
Elsa ErsiClara Heinrich
Herbert EverinEnsemble
Gilbert FatesEnsemble
Edward FisherFactory Worker
Alice FitzsimmonsChild
Janet FoxAnna
Eugene FrancisEnsemble
Vincent GardinerEnsemble
Bob GewaldChild
Herbert GoffEnsemble
Brant GormanFactory Worker
Carl GoseEnsemble
Sydney GrantDr. Squires
Norma GreenEnsemble
Claire GreenwoodEnsemble
Donn HagertyEnsemble
Gilbert HaggertyEnsemble
Ann HagyeEnsemble
Vernon HammerEnsemble
Robert HanleyEnsemble
Lola HarrisEnsemble
Michael HarveyEnsemble
William HawesEnsemble
James HayesEnsemble
George HerndonJohn Williams
Alan HewittAlex Hewitt
Nina HillEnsemble
Mary HobanEnsemble
Cynthia HolbrookEnsemble
Danny HoodChild
Claire HowardMary Hewitt, Age 10
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Child
Carol HulingsEnsemble
Bradford HuntJudge Hewitt
Buddy IrvingYoung Karl Gunther
Alternate
Child
Carl JohnsonEnsemble
Peter JohnsonEnsemble
Marilyn JolieChild
Curtis KarpeEnsemble
Allen KearnsJeff
Walter KellyTommy
Child
John KerrEnsemble
Robert KerrEnsemble
Lila KingEnsemble
Dorothy KnoxEnsemble
William LaytonEnsemble
Kenneth Le RoyChild
Michael LeonardEnsemble
Tommy LewisBobby
Child
Richard LloydA Political Speaker
Audrey LodgeChild
Constance LodgeChild
Virginia LodgeYoung Lisa Gunther
Alternate
Child
John LongAntonio Coletti
Child
John LorenzThe Chairman
Betty MacDonaldEnsemble
James MacDonaldImmigration Official
Marvel MacInnisEnsemble
Edward MannEnsemble
Jules MannEnsemble
Adrienne MardenLisa Gunther
Jean MartelEnsemble
Remi MartelEnsemble
Gaylord MasonEnsemble
Buddy MatthewsChild
Gordon MerrickEnsemble
Dorothy MillerEnsemble
Gordon MillsEnsemble
Patricia MintyChild
Carman MitchellEnsemble
Lois MontgomeryEnsemble
James MooreAnother Political Speaker
Mona MorayTennis Girl
Mary MurrayA School Teacher
May MuthEnsemble
Florrie NadelEnsemble
Edna NagyEnsemble
Cecil NatapoffEnsemble
Doris NewcombEnsemble
Donald O'DayChild
Grace O'MalleyEnsemble
Le Roi OpertiDr. MacFarlane
Margaret OwensEnsemble
Melvin ParksEnsemble
Judy ParrishEnsemble
Lee ParryEnsemble
Albert PattersonEnsemble
Charles PayneEnsemble
Jeannie Belle PerryEnsemble
Martha PickensEnsemble
Gloria PierreEnsemble
Elinor PittisJulia Hewitt, Age 11
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Child
Philip PollardEnsemble
Jean PorterEnsemble
Janet ReganYoung Lisa Gunther
Child
Ronald ReissChild
George ReppEnsemble
Robert RhodesA Political Speaker
Eric RobertsChild
James RolandChild
Mary RomanoEnsemble
Peggy RomanoChild
Sylvia RosemanEnsemble
James RussoFactory Worker
Nathaniel SackEnsemble
Stephen SandesMandolin Player
Ray SantosEnsemble
Lesley SavageEnsemble
Dora SayersHelen
Louise SegalEnsemble
Nat SeigalEnsemble
Jeanne ShelbyMrs. Hewitt
Thomas SpeidelEnsemble
Don StarrEnsemble
Mary StevensonEnsemble
Rodney StewartEnsemble
Sidney StoneFactory Worker
Elliott StrangerEnsemble
Ruth StromeTennis Girl
Daphne SylvaEnsemble
Jerry SylvonEnsemble
Ward TallmanHenry Courtney
John ThomasEnsemble
Jerome ThorEnsemble
Frances ThressEnsemble
Harry ToddEnsemble
Carl UrbontEnsemble
Grace ValentineMrs. White
Dickie Van PattenKarl Gunther, Age 9
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Child
Joan VitezEnsemble
Julia WalshEnsemble
George WardChild
Jeanne WardleyMrs. Kennedy
David WayneKarl Gunther
William WelchChild
Maurice WellsOtto Heinrich
Peggy WellsEnsemble
Alan WenfieldEnsemble
Bob WhiteAnother Boy
Child
Albert WhitleyEnsemble
Nancy WhitmanEnsemble
Lynn WhitneyEnsemble
Mary WilliamsonEnsemble
Lois WinstonEnsemble
Janice WinterEnsemble
Barbara WooddellJulia, Age 21
Gene YellEnsemble