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Edwin Booth   

46th Street Theatre , (11/24/1958 - 12/13/1958)
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Opening Date:Nov 24, 1958   
Closing Date:Dec 13, 1958 Total Performances:24

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: 1851-1893. America, London, Elsinore, Dunsinane, Bosworth Field, Venice, Mantua, Verona, Rome, and in the mind of Edwin Booth.

Production Staff
Produced by Josť Ferrer and The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Written by Milton Geiger; Incidental music by Paul Bowles
Directed by Josť Ferrer
Scenic Design by Zvi Geyra; Costume Design by Edith Head; Lighting Design by Zvi Geyra; Associate Costume Design: Leah Rhodes
General Manager for Mr. Ferrer: Milton Baron; Business Manager for the Playwrights' Company: Victor Samrock
Production Stage Manager: Bernard Gersten; Stage Manager: Thomas Toner; Assistant Stage Mgr: Dale Duffy
Press Representative for The Playwrights' Company: William Fields; Press Associate: Walter Alford and Reginald Denenholz; Press Assistant: Mae Lyons; Assistant to Mr. Ferrer: Vincent Donahue
Josť Ferrer Edwin Booth
Lorne Greene William Winter
Ian Keith Junius Brutus Booth, the elder
Lois Smith Mary Devlin
Richard Waring John Wilkes Booth
Stephen Franken Edwin Booth, the boy
Anne Helm Edwina Booth
Marion Ross Asia Booth
Sydney Smith Junius Brutus Booth, the younger
Understudies: Robert Carroll (John Wilkes Booth), Dale Duffy (Asia Booth, Edwina Booth), Josť Ferrer (Junius Brutus Booth, the elder), Marion Ross (Mary Devlin), Sydney Smith (William Winter) and Thomas Toner (Edwin Booth, the boy, Junius Brutus Booth, the younger)