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Auntie Mame   

 
Broadhurst Theatre, (10/31/1956 - 6/28/1958)
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Opening Date: Oct 31, 1956    
Closing Date: Jun 28, 1958 Total Performances: 639

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in two acts and many scenes.
Setting: In Auntie Mame's Beekman apartment and various other locales in which she becomes involved during a period of years from 1928 to 1946.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis; Incidental music by Saul Schechtman
Directed by Morton Da Costa
Production Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann; Miss Russell's clothes by Travis Banton (of Marusia); Assistant to Mr. Taylor: George Sullivan
General Manager: Ben F. Stein
Production Manager: Robert Linden; Stage Manager: Duane Camp; Assistant Stage Mgr: Walter Riemer, Wally Mohr and Frank Roberts
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor; Advertising: Fred Golden; Master Carpenter: Joseph Harbach
Cast
Rosalind RussellAuntie Mame
Cris AlexanderOsbert
Mr. Loomis
Huntsman
Robert AllenMr. Babcock
Dorothy BlackburnDoris Upson
Barry BlakeEmory Macdougal
Geoffrey BryantMr. Waldo
a paper hanger
Dr. Shurr
a vet
Duane CampAssistant Stage Manager
Peggy CassAgnes Gooch
Ethel CodyMother Burnside
James FieldLeading Man
Sam
another groom
Beulah GarrickNorah Muldoon
Jan HandzlikPatrick Dennis, as a boy
Michael Dennis
Robert HigginsPatrick Dennis, as a young man
Patricia JenkinsPegeen Ryan
Walter KlavunClaude Upson
Joyce LearGloria Upson
Paul LillyButler
Fred
a groom
William MartelBishop ElefTharosees
Theatre Manager
Cousin Jeff
Kip McArdleMaid
Customer
Nan McFarlandCousin Fan
Wally MohrAl Linden
the stage manager
James MonksBrian O'Bannion
John O'HareM. Lindsay Woolsey
Walter RiemerLord Dudley
Frank RobertsCousin Moultrie
Polly RowlesVera Charles
Yuki ShimodaIto
Robert SmithBeauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside
Grant SullivanRalph Devine
Barry TowsenCustomer's Son
Marian WintersSally Cato MacDougal
Theatre World
winner 1957 Award [recipient] 
  Peggy Cass
Tony Award®
 1957 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 
  Rosalind Russell
winner 1957 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner] 
  Peggy Cass
 1957 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Oliver Smith
 1957 Best Stage Technician [nominee] 
  Joseph Harbach