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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 Arnold Ed Lorenz
Bobby Barron A Boy
Walter Beck A Minister
Whitner Bissell Karl, Age 21
Mary Brandon Mrs. Squires
Buddy Buehler Young Alex Hewitt
Eileen Burns Mrs. Brockton
Hugh Cameron Mayor McEvoy
Gerry Carr Tennis Girl
Teddy Casey Young Karl Gunther
Norma Clerc Young Lisa Gunther
Alex Courtney Tommy Nelson
Robert Cushman Young Alex Hewitt
Gretchen Davidson Mary, Age 20
Katherine Duncan Tennis Girl
Marian Edwards Ruth
Florence Eldridge Irma Gunther
Edward Elliott Another Young Man
Elsa Ersi Clara Heinrich
Gilbert Fates
Janet Fox Anna
Brant Gorman Factory Worker
Sydney Grant Dr. Squires
George Herndon John Williams
Alan Hewitt Alex Hewitt
Claire Howard Mary Hewitt, Age 10
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Bradford Hunt Judge Hewitt
Buddy Irving Young Karl Gunther
Allen Kearns Jeff
Walter Kelly Tommy
Tommy Lewis Bobby
Richard Lloyd A Political Speaker
Virginia Lodge Young Lisa Gunther
John Long Antonio Coletti
John Lorenz The Chairman
Lorna Lynn
James MacDonald Immigration Official
Fredric March Martin Gunther
Adrienne Marden Lisa Gunther
James Moore Another Political Speaker
Mona Moray Tennis Girl
McKay Morris Samuel Brockton
Mary Murray A School Teacher
Le Roi Operti Dr. MacFarlane
Elinor Pittis Julia Hewitt, Age 11
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Janet Regan Young Lisa Gunther
Robert Rhodes A Political Speaker
James Russo Factory Worker
Stephen Sandes Mandolin Player
Dora Sayers Helen
Jeanne Shelby Mrs. Hewitt
Sidney Stone Factory Worker
Ward Tallman Henry Courtney
Jerome Thor Factory Worker
Grace Valentine Mrs. White
Dick Van Patten Karl Gunther, Age 9
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Jeanne Wardley Mrs. Kennedy
David Wayne Karl Gunther
Maurice Wells Otto Heinrich
Ruth Weston Winifred Baxter
Bob White Another Boy
Barbara Wooddell Julia, Age 21