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The Cave Dwellers   

 
Bijou Theatre , (10/19/1957 - 1/11/1958)
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Opening Date:Oct 19, 1957   
Closing Date:Jan 11, 1958 Total Performances:97

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in two acts and eleven scenes
Setting: The stage of an abandoned theatre on the lower East Side of New York, in the midst of a slum-clearing project. Present.


Production Staff
Produced by Carmen Capalbo and Stanley Chase
Written by William Saroyan; Music by Bernardo Segall
Directed by Carmen Capalbo
Scenic Design by William Pitkin; Costume Design by Ruth Morley; Lighting Design by Lee Watson
General Manager: Arthur Waxman
Production Stage Manager: Chuck Smith; Stage Manager: John Weaver
Leader/Pianist: Norman Secon; Trumpet: Al Stewart; Clarinet/Saxophone: Emery Davis; Percussion: Brad Spinney
Press Representative: Samuel J. Friedman, Lenny Traube and Shirley Herz
Cast
John Alderman A Young Man
The Silent Boy
Francine Amdur The Young Queen
Vergel Cook Woman with Dog
The Mother
Ivan Dixon An Arab Chief
The Young Opponent
Jamie
a workman
Susan Harrison The Girl
Gerald Hiken The Father
Clifton James Wrecking Crew Boss
Barry Jones The King
Eugenie Leontovich The Queen
Wayne Morris The Duke
Negrita Negrita
Ronald Weyand The Factory Foreman
Gorky
Tony Award®
 1958 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Eugenie Leontovich