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The Big Knife   

 
National Theatre , (2/24/1949 - 5/28/1949)
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Opening Date:Feb 24, 1949   
Closing Date:May 28, 1949 Total Performances:109

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The "playroom" of Charlie Castle's Beverly Hills house. July, 1948.


Production Staff
Produced by Dwight Deere Wiman
Written by Clifford Odets
Directed by Lee Strasberg
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Lucille Little
Business Manager: Forrest C. Haring and J.H. Del Bondio
Production Supervisor: Forrest C. Haring; Stage Manager: Amby Costello; Assistant Stage Mgr: James Noble
Assistant to Mr. Wiman: Lina Abarbanell; Press Representative: Tom Weatherly
Cast
John Garfield Charlie Castle
J. Edward Bromberg Marcus Hoff
Nancy Kelly Marion Castle
Joan McCracken Dixie Evans
Paul McGrath Smiley Coy
John McKee Dr. Frary
Theodore Newton Hank Teagle
Mary Patton Connie Bliss
Leona Powers Patty Benedict
Reinhold Schünzel Nat Danziger
William Terry Buddy Bliss
Frank Wilson Russell