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The Andersonville Trial   

 
Henry Miller's Theatre, (12/29/1959 - 6/01/1960)
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Opening Date: Dec 29, 1959    
Closing Date: Jun 01, 1960 Total Performances: 179

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: The United States Court of Claims, Washington, D.C. (This Courtroom was "borrowed" by The Military Commission to provide, in this unusual instance, space for the public.) August, 1865.



Production Staff
Henry Miller's Theatre General Manager: George Banyai
Produced by William Darrid, Eleanore Saidenberg and Daniel Hollywood
Written by Saul Levitt; Incidental music by Henry Nemo; Lyrics by Henry Nemo
Directed by José Ferrer
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Assistant to the Designer: Peter Wingate
General Manager: Irving Cooper
Production Stage Manager: Morty Halpern; Stage Manager: Julian Barry
Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Ben Washer; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Assistant to the Director: Vincent Donahue; Assistant to the Producer: Shirley Farmer
Cast
Herbert BerghofHenry Wirz
The Defendant
Albert DekkerOtis H. Baker
The Defense Counsel
George C. ScottLt. Col. N. P. Chipman
The Judge Advocate
Robert CarrollLt. Col. Chandler
Robert GerringerJasper Culver
Russell HardieGeneral Lew Wallace
President of the Court
Ian KeithDr. John C. Bates
James ArentonLouis Schade
Assistant Defense Counse
Robert BurrLieutenant
Clerk of the Court
Clifford CarpenterGeneral Mott
Assisting Judge
Robert DowneyUnion Soldier
Lou FrizzellUnion Soldier
Taylor GravesGeneral Thomas
Assisting Judge
James GreeneJames H. Davidson
Al HendersonCaptain Williams
Douglas HerrickDr. C. M. Ford
Prison Surgeon
William HussungGeneral Ballier
Assisting Judge
John LeslieGeneral Geary
Assisting Judge
Robert MayerNewspaperman
Freeman MeskimenColonel Stibbs
Assisting Judge
Moultrie PattenAmbrose Spencer
Owen PavittGeneral Fessenden
Assisting Judge
Richard PostonNewspaperman
William ScharfNewspaperman
Archie SmithColonel Allcock
Assisting Judge
Frank SuttonGeorge W. Gray
Martin WestUnion Soldier
Howard WierumMajor D. Hosmer
Assistant Judge Advocate
Understudies: Robert Burr (Lt. Col. N. P. Chipman), Clifford Carpenter (Dr. C. M. Ford), Lou Frizzell (Jasper Culver), Al Henderson (George W. Gray), William Hussung (Otis H. Baker), John Leslie (Dr. John C. Bates), Freeman Meskimen (Captain Williams), Owen Pavitt (General Lew Wallace), Richard Poston (Louis Schade, Lt. Col. Chandler), Reuben Singer (Henry Wirz) and Archie Smith (James H. Davidson)
Tony Award®
 1960 Best Actor in Play [nominee] 
  George C. Scott