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A Case of Libel   

 
Longacre Theatre, (10/10/1963 - 5/09/1964)
First Preview: Oct 07, 1963 Total Previews: 4
Opening Date: Oct 10, 1963    
Closing Date: May 09, 1964 Total Performances: 242

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Robert Sloane's law office and a court room of the New York State Supreme Court.



Production Staff
Produced by Roger L. Stevens and Joel W. Schenker
Written by Henry Denker; Based on the book "My Life in Court" by Louis Nizer
Directed by Sam Wanamaker
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager; Assistant to Donald Oenslager: Klaus Holm and Richard Casler; Assistant to Miss Roth: Albert Wolsky
General Manager: Victor Samrock; Company Manager: John Larson
Production Stage Manager: Henri Caubisens; Stage Manager: Jack Woods
Press Representative: Nat Dorfman and Irvin Dorfman; Casting: Terry Fay
Cast
Sidney BlackmerPaul Cleary
Larry GatesBoyd Bendix
Van HeflinRobert Sloane
Camila AshlandClaire Marshall
Philip BourneufColonel Douglas
Alexander ClarkJames Baldwin
Joel CrothersDavid Strong
M'el DowdAnita Corcoran
Tom HammondCleary's Assistant
William HindmanCourt Stenographer
Joseph JulianAbner Coles
Douglas McLeanCourt Clerk
Richard McMurrayFred Alston
Keith ParnellForeman of the Jury
John RandolphDennis Corcoran
Lesley WoodsMiss Brand
Wynn WrightJudge
Understudies: Alexander Clark, Jr. (Colonel Douglas), Tom Hammond (David Strong), William Hindman (Abner Coles, Fred Alston, James Baldwin), Douglas McLean (Judge), Richard McMurray (Dennis Corcoran), Wendell K. Phillips (Boyd Bendix, Paul Cleary) and Lesley Woods (Anita Corcoran, Claire Marshall)
Tony Award®
 1964 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Larry Gates