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Ethel Barrymore Theatre , (10/12/1970 - 2/14/1971)
First Preview:Sep 28, 1970 Total Previews:16
Opening Date:Oct 12, 1970   
Closing Date:Feb 14, 1971 Total Performances:144

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: India in the late Eighteen Hundreds. The Ante-room to the Officers' Mess of a regiment in the Indian Army.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Donald Albery and Roger L. Stevens; Associate Producer: Nobuko Morris
Written by Barry England
Directed by Val May
Production Design by Finlay James
General Manager: Victor Samrock
Technical Director: Ian B. Albery; Production Supervisor: Paul Morrison; Production Stage Manager: Frederic de Wilde; Stage Manager: Howard Fischer; Assistant Stage Mgr: James Leggi
General Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson and Lee Solters; Press Representative: Ted Goldsmith; Casting: Terry Fay; Assistant to Mr. Stevens: Jean Bankier; Advertising: Hy Jacobs; Assistant Production Assistant: Doris Blum; Production Assistant: William E. Becker
Michael Barrington Colonel Strang
The Colonel
Jeremy Clyde 2nd Lt. Edward Millington
Paul Jones 2nd Lt. Arthur Drake
Donald Pickering Capt. Rupert Harper
The Adjutant
Elizabeth Shepherd
Broadway debut
Mrs. Marjorie Hasseltine
Michael Bradshaw Major Lionel Roach
The Second in Command
Richard Clarke Lt. Frank Hart
Thomas Cover Mess Head Waiter
Noel Craig 2nd Lt. Edward Winters
Ronald Drake Pradah Singh
The Mess Major Domo
Vanya Franck Lady at the Ball
Dan Hamilton Waiter
Nicholas Hammond 2nd Lt. John Truly
Paul Harding Major Alastair Wimbourne, V. C.
Robert Hewitt Lt.-Col. Dr. Maurice Pratt
The Doctor
Jean Hogan Lady at the Ball
Madhur Jaffrey Mrs. Bandanai
James Leggi Waiter
Pandora Bronson Lupino Lal
an Indian Servant Woman
Lady at the Ball
Richard Lupino Lt. Richard Fothergill
Senior Subaltern
Robert Murch 2nd Lt. Simon Boulton
Sylvia O'Brien Mrs. Mem Strang
The Colonel's Wife
Edwin Owens 2nd Lt. Frank Hutton
James Tripp Waiter
Understudies: Richard Clarke (Capt. Rupert Harper), Ronald Drake (Major Lionel Roach), Howard Fischer (Lt.-Col. Dr. Maurice Pratt), Vanya Franck (Mrs. Marjorie Hasseltine, Mrs. Mem Strang), Nicholas Hammond (2nd Lt. Arthur Drake), Pandora Bronson Lupino (Mrs. Bandanai), Edwin Owens (Major Alastair Wimbourne, V. C., Pradah Singh) and Rex Thompson (2nd Lt. Edward Millington)
Tony Award®
 1971 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Donald Pickering