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National Theatre , (10/21/1958 - 6/06/1959)
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Opening Date:Oct 21, 1958   
Closing Date:Jun 06, 1959 Total Performances:263

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts
Setting: The dressing rom of a concert hall in Sioux City, Iowa; a hotel suite in Chicago; and the Civic Auditorium. Present time.

Production Staff
Produced by Martin Gabel and Henry M. Margolis
Written by Harry Kurnitz
Directed by George Axelrod
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Men's Clothes by J. Michael Travis; Costumes for Miss Francis by Scaasi; Lighting Design by George Jenkins
General Manager: Al Goldin
Production Stage Manager: David Kanter; Stage Manager: Paul Leaf
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Martin Shwartz
Joseph Cotten Victor Fabian
Arlene Francis Dolly Fabian
Walter Matthau Maxwell Archer
Leon Belasco Gendels
Ralph Bunker Mr. Wilbur
Dan Frazer Interviewer
Frank Milan Richard Hilliard
Paul E. Richards Chester Stamm
Rex Williams Luigi Bardini
Understudies: Dan Frazer (Victor Fabian), Bill Macy (Maxwell Archer) and Greta Markson (Dolly Fabian)
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Walter Matthau