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The American Way   

 
Center Theatre, (7/17/1939 - 9/23/1939)
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Opening Date: Jul 17, 1939    
Closing Date: Sep 23, 1939 Total Performances: 80

Category: Play, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Setting: Ellis Island, 1896; Small American Town.
This production is a return engagement of The American Way (1/21/1939 - 6/1939)



Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris and Max Gordon
Music by Oscar Levant; 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
Technical Director: Hassard Short
Cast
Jack ArnoldEd Lorenz
Bobby BarronA Boy
Walter BeckA Minister
Whitner BissellKarl, Age 21
Mary BrandonMrs. Squires
Buddy BuehlerYoung Alex Hewitt
Eileen BurnsMrs. Brockton
Hugh CameronMayor McEvoy
Gerry CarrTennis Girl
Teddy CaseyYoung Karl Gunther
Norma ClercYoung Lisa Gunther
Alex CourtneyTommy Nelson
Robert CushmanYoung Alex Hewitt
Gretchen DavidsonMary, Age 20
Katherine DuncanTennis Girl
Marian EdwardsRuth
Florence EldridgeIrma Gunther
Edward ElliottAnother Young Man
Elsa ErsiClara Heinrich
Gilbert Fates
Janet FoxAnna
Brant GormanFactory Worker
Sydney GrantDr. Squires
George HerndonJohn Williams
Alan HewittAlex Hewitt
Claire HowardMary Hewitt, Age 10
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Bradford HuntJudge Hewitt
Buddy IrvingYoung Karl Gunther
Allen KearnsJeff
Walter KellyTommy
Tommy LewisBobby
Richard LloydA Political Speaker
Virginia LodgeYoung Lisa Gunther
John LongAntonio Coletti
John LorenzThe Chairman
Lorna Lynn
James MacDonaldImmigration Official
Fredric MarchMartin Gunther
Adrienne MardenLisa Gunther
James MooreAnother Political Speaker
Mona MorayTennis Girl
McKay MorrisSamuel Brockton
Mary MurrayA School Teacher
Le Roi OpertiDr. MacFarlane
Elinor PittisJulia Hewitt, Age 11
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Janet ReganYoung Lisa Gunther
Robert RhodesA Political Speaker
James RussoFactory Worker
Stephen SandesMandolin Player
Dora SayersHelen
Jeanne ShelbyMrs. Hewitt
Sidney StoneFactory Worker
Ward TallmanHenry Courtney
Jerome ThorFactory Worker
Grace ValentineMrs. White
Dick Van PattenKarl Gunther, Age 9
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Jeanne WardleyMrs. Kennedy
David WayneKarl Gunther
Maurice WellsOtto Heinrich
Ruth WestonWinifred Baxter
Bob WhiteAnother Boy
Barbara WooddellJulia, Age 21