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A Bell for Adano   

Cort Theatre, (12/06/1944 - 10/27/1945)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Dec 06, 1944    
Closing Date: Oct 27, 1945 Total Performances: 296

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The former office of the Mayor in the City Hall of Adano, Sicily. July, 1943.
Comments: On layoff from June 30 - August 13, 1945.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by 138 West 48th St. Theatre Co., Inc.
Produced by Leland Hayward
Written by Paul Osborn; Based on the novel by John Hersey
Directed by H. C. Potter
Scenic Design by Motley; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by William Richardson
General Manager: Herman Bernstein; Company Manager: Irving Cooper
Stage Manager: Edward P. Dimond; Assistant Stage Mgr: Clark Poth
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Anne Woll; Casting: Maynard Morris
Cast
Fredric March
Major Victor Joppolo
Rex King
Bill Munroe
M.P.
Margo
Tina
Daughter of Tomasino
Florence Aquino
Sofia Laura
a resident of Adano
Jack Arnold
Sergeant Frank Trapani
M.P.
Phil Arthur
Lt. Livingston
U.S. Navy
Mario Badolati
D'Arpa
Minister of Finance
Fred Barton
Corporal Chuck Schultz
M.P.
Miriam Goldina
Marguerita
a resident of Adano
Alexander Granach
Tomasino
Head Fisherman
Bruce MacFarlane
Captain Purvis
Head of M.P.'s
Gilbert Mack
Giovanni Zito
Usher
Charles Mayer
Broadway debut
Carlo Erba
another cart driver
Doreen McLean
Spinnato
Volunteer Health Officer
Silvio Minciotti
Cacopardo
a resident of Adano
Clark Poth
Joe Pollock
M.P.
Albert Raymo
Pietro Afronti
cart driver
Alma Ross
Carmelina
a resident of Adano
Leon Rothier
Father Pensovecchio
Rolfe Sedan
Nasta
former Mayor of Adano
Harry Selby
Colonel George Middleton
Everett Sloane
Segeant Leonard Borth, M.P.
J. Scott Smart
Basile Giovanni
another cart driver
Harold J. Stone
Gargano
Chief of Carabinieri
Michael Vallon
Bellanco
President Mayor of Adano
Francis M. Verdi
General Marvin
Joe Verdi
Craxi
a resident of Adano
Tito Vuolo
Guiseppe Ribaudo
Interpreter