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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 Russell Auntie Mame
Cris Alexander Osbert
Mr. Loomis
Huntsman
Robert Allen Mr. Babcock
Dorothy Blackburn Doris Upson
Barry Blake Emory Macdougal
Geoffrey Bryant Mr. Waldo
a paper hanger
Dr. Shurr
a vet
Duane Camp Assistant Stage Manager
Peggy Cass Agnes Gooch
Ethel Cody Mother Burnside
James Field Leading Man
Sam
another groom
Beulah Garrick Norah Muldoon
Jan Handzlik Patrick Dennis, as a boy
Michael Dennis
Robert Higgins Patrick Dennis, as a young man
Patricia Jenkins Pegeen Ryan
Walter Klavun Claude Upson
Joyce Lear Gloria Upson
Paul Lilly Butler
Fred
a groom
William Martel Bishop ElefTharosees
Theatre Manager
Cousin Jeff
Kip McArdle Maid
Customer
Nan McFarland Cousin Fan
Wally Mohr Al Linden
the stage manager
James Monks Brian O'Bannion
John O'Hare M. Lindsay Woolsey
Walter Riemer Lord Dudley
Frank Roberts Cousin Moultrie
Polly Rowles Vera Charles
Yuki Shimoda Ito
Robert Smith Beauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside
Grant Sullivan Ralph Devine
Barry Towsen Customer's Son
Marian Winters Sally Cato MacDougal
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
Theatre World
nominee 1957 Award [recipient]
Peggy Cass