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Coronet Theatre , (1/22/1958 - 2/15/1958)
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Opening Date:Jan 22, 1958   
Closing Date:Feb 15, 1958 Total Performances:29

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts and five scenes
Setting: The Time: Australian summer, the five-month lay-off holiday for sugar-cane workers. The Place: The home of Olive Leech and her mother, Emma, in a suburb of Melbourne.


Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild and The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard); Produced by arrangement with Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust and St. James's Players, Ltd.
Written by Ray Lawler
Directed by John Sumner
Scenic Design by Anne Fraser
General Manager: Peter Davis; Company Manager: Robert Alex Baron
Production Stage Manager: John Cornell; Stage Manager: Alan North; Production Supervisor: Marvin Reiss
Press Representative: William Fields; Press Associate: Walter Alford, Reginald Denenholz and Mae Lyons; Production Associate: Warren Caro
The Australian Elizabethan Theatre trust gratefully acknowledges the work done on its behalf by Hartney Arthur
Cast
Ethel Gabriel Emma Leech
Olive's mother
June Jago Olive Leech
A barmaid
Ray Lawler Barney Ibbot
A suger-cane cutter from Queensland
Fenella Maguire Bubba Ryan
A young next door neighbor
Richard Pratt Johnnie Dowd
A sugar-cane cutter
Madge Ryan Pearl Cunningham
A widow and a barmaid at the same pub as Olive
Kenneth Warren Roo Webber
A sugar-cane cutter (a foreman)