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44th Street Theatre , (3/25/1940 - 5/11/1940)
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Opening Date:Mar 25, 1940   
Closing Date:May 11, 1940 Total Performances:56

Category: Play, Revival, Broadway
Description: "Liliom" is the Hungarian for "Lily" and the slang term for "a tough."
Setting: An amusement Park on the Outskirts of Budapest. 1910.

Production Staff
Produced by Vinton Freedley
Written by Ferenc Molnár; Book adapted by Benjamin Glazer; Incidental music by Deems Taylor; Musical Director: Max Weiser
Staged by Benno Schneider
Scenic Design by Nat Karson; Costume Design by Nat Karson; Lighting Design by Nat Karson
Business Manager: Ralph Kravette
Stage Manager: Henry Ephron; Stage Director: Harry Howell
General Press Representative: Karl N. Bernstein
Ajax The Sword Swallower
Jane Amar Servant Girl
Kenneth Bates Young Hollunder
Ingrid Bergman Julie
Lee Berkman Second Mounted Policeman
Chet Bree The Doctor
John Cushman Child
Haldor deBecker Child
Francis De Sales First Mounted Policeman
Second Policeman of the Beyond
Constance Dowling Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Gail Drexel Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Florence Earle Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
John Emery Wolf Beifeld
Howard Freeman Policeman
The Richly Dressed Man
Edwin George The Juggler
Mary Gildea Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Gigi Gilpin Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
R. Henry Handon The Old Guard
Patricia Harris Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Joyce Haywood Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Ann Holahan Servant Girl
Marilyn Jolie Child
Elia Kazan Ficzur
The Sparrow
Arnold Korff The Magistrate
Joseph Kramm Linzman
Joseph Macauley Policeman
First Policeman of the Beyond
Richard Mackay The Poorly Dressed Man
Ann Mason Mrs. Muskat
Burgess Meredith Liliom
Evelyn Moser Servant Girl
Eileen Murphy Child
Beatrice Pearson Servant Girl
Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Gibbs Penrose The Carpenter
Elaine Perry Servant Girl
Eleanor Prentiss Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
William Robertson Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Peggy Romano Child
James Russo Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Helen Shields Marie
Joan Tetzel Louise
Richard Vimtour The Strong Man
Frank Vincent Suburban Policeman
Sonny Wright Peasant, Townsperson, etc.
Margaret Wycherly Mother Hollunder