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The First Gentleman   

 
Belasco Theatre , (4/25/1957 - 5/18/1957)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Apr 25, 1957   
Closing Date:May 18, 1957 Total Performances:28

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway


Production Staff
Produced by Alexander H. Cohen and Ralph Alswang; Produced in association with Arthur C. Twitchell, Jr.
Written by Norman Ginsbury
Directed by Tyrone Guthrie
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang; Hair Design by Ernest Adler
General Manager: Robert Alex Baron
Stage Manager: Rex Partington and Jon Wiley
Clarinet: Emory Davis; Harpsichord: Abba Bogin; Violin: Isidor Lateiner; Cello: Madeline Foley
Press Representative: Harvey Sabinson, David Powers and B.J. Westman
Cast
Wesley Addy Mr. Henry Brougham
Joyce Ballou Princess Mary
The Regent's Sister
Dario Barri Footman
Helen Burns Lady Conyngham
Ludi Claire Mrs. Griffths
Phena Darner Servant to Claremont House
Clarence Derwent The Bishop of Salisbury
Peter Donat Prince Leopold
Of Saxe-Coburg
Edward Dunne Guest
Isobel Elsom Caroline, Princess of Wales
The Regent's Wife
MacGregor Gibb Guest
Robert Goodier Edward, Duke of Kent
The Regent's Brother
Frances Greet Princess Elizabeth
The Regent's Sister
Sally Kemp Guest
Curt Lowens Footman
John Milligan William
Hereditary Prince of Orange
James Neylin Servant to Caroline
Le Roi Operti Prince Regent's Dresser
Rex Partington Footman
Edmund Roney Footman
Rossana San Marco Guest
Dorothy Sands Miss Cornelia Knight
Maud Scheerer Charlotte, Queen of England
The Regent's Mother
Earl Simmons Guest
Walter Slezak The Prince Regent of England
Guy Spaull Sir Richard Croft
Inga Swenson Princess Charlotte
The Regent's Daughter
Jon Wiley Guest
Meg Wyllie Princess Augusta
The Regent's Sister
Tony Award®
winner 1958 Best Costume Design [winner]
Motley
Theatre World
nominee 1957 Award [recipient]
Peter Donat
nominee 1957 Award [recipient]
Inga Swenson