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National Theatre , (12/22/1947 - 1/24/1948)
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Opening Date:Dec 22, 1947   
Closing Date:Jan 24, 1948 Total Performances:40

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: A lodging house in St. Petersburg. Summer of 1860.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Whitehead and Oliver Rea; Associate Producer: Bea Lawrence
Dramatized by Rodney Ackland; Based on "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Mikhaylovitch Dostoyevsky
Directed by Theodore Komisarjevsky
Scenic Design by Paul Sherriff; Costume Design by Lester Polakov; Assistant Costume Design: Forrest Thayer
Business Manager: Edward Choate
Stage Manager: Paul Morrison; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeffrey Potter and Paton Price
Production Associate: Virginia Bolen; General Press Representative: Barry Hyams; Press Representative: Lorella Val-Mery; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
John Gielgud Rodion Romanitch Raskolnikoff
a poor student
Lillian Gish Katerina Ivanna
Marmeladoff's second wife
Dolly Haas Sonia
Marmeladoff's daughter
Michael Arshansky Ex-Soldier
William Beal Coachman
Sandy Campbell Priest
Mary Diveny Ensemble
Robert Donley Street Vendor's Assistant
Amy Douglass Widow
David Elliott Government Clerk
Graham Ferguson Ensemble
Howard Fischer Street Vendor
Arthur Griffin Old Man
Richard Hayes Fomitch
a policeman
Mary James Lizavieta
an old-clothes dealer
Alice John Pulcheria Alexandrovna
Raskolnikoff's mother
Betty Lou Keim Polya
Katerina's child
E. A. Krumschmidt Casimir Stanislawowitch Looshinsky
a Pole
Mort Marshall A Strange Man
James Matsagas Ensemble
Patrick McVey Doctor
Sanford Meisner Simon Zaharitch Marmeldoff
Niels Miller Ensemble
Scott Moore Lodger
Ben Morse Lebeziatnikoff
a young socialist
Elisabeth Neumann Amalia
the landlady
Robert Pastene Ensemble
Wauna Paul Anyutka
street vendor's wife
Paton Price Ivan
the porter
Richard Purdy Zametoff
a detective
Alexander Scourby Dmitri Prokovitch Razoumikhin
a student
Marian Seldes Dounia
Raskolnikoff's sister
Cecile Sherman Wife of Government Clerk
Sherry Smith Leda
Katerina's child
Vladimir Sokoloff Porfiri Petrovitch
the examining magistrate
Jeri Souvinet Widow's Daughter
Susan Steell Daria
a procuress
Mary Stuart Ensemble
Galina Talva Nastasia
a servant
Marjorie Tas Ensemble
Theodore Tenley Ensemble
John Vicari Ensemble
Eugenia Woods Old Lady