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Abe Lincoln in Illinois   

Plymouth Theatre, (10/15/1938 - circa. 12/1939)
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Opening Date: Oct 15, 1938    
Closing Date: Dec 1939 Total Performances: 472

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and about New Salem, Illinois, in the 1830s. In and about Springfield, Illinois, 1840s - 1861.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Plymouth Theatre Corporation
Produced by The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson; S.N. Behrman; Elmer Rice; Robert E. Sherwood; Sidney Howard)
Written by Robert E. Sherwood
Staged by Elmer Rice
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
Business Manager: Victor Samrock
Stage Manager: Elmer Brown; Assistant Stage Mgr: John Triggs
Press Representative: William Fields and Phil Stevenson; Casting: Jane Broder; Assistant to Mr. Rice: Paul C. Krebs
Cast
Raymond Massey
Abe Lincoln
Ora Alexander
Ensemble
Dorothy Allan
The Edwards' Maid
Frank Andrews
Mentor Graham
Lloyd Barry
Tad Lincoln
Bette Benfield
Ensemble
Hubert Brown
Gobey
Everett Charlton
Bab
Cavalry Captain
Militia Captain
George Christie
Ben Mattling
David Clarke
Feargus
Donner
May Collins
Elizabeth Edwards
Glenn Coulter
Kavanaugh
Howard Da Silva
Jack Armstrong
Dearon Darnay
Ensemble
Robert Fitzsimmons
Ensemble
Lillian Foster
Nancy Green
John Gerard
Barrick
Dorothy Greeley
Ensemble
Arthur Griffin
Judge Bowling Green
David Hewes
Ensemble
Alfred Jenkins
Ensemble
Walter Kapp
Ensemble
Muriel Kirkland
Mary Todd
Harry Levian
Trum Cogdal
Jed
Adele Longmire
Ann Rutledge
George Malcolm
Ensemble
Lewis Martin
Ninian Edwards
Kevin McCarthy
Jasp
Phil
Lex Parrish
Willie Lincoln
John Payne
Robert Lincoln
Albert Phillips
Stephen A. Douglas
Wendell K. Phillips
William Herndon
McKinley Reeves
Ensemble
Elizabeth Reller
Ensemble
Marion Rooney
Aggie Gale
Herbert Rudley
Seth Gale
Bert Schorr
Ensemble
Allen Shaw
Ensemble
Howard Sherman
Jimmy Gale
Lotte Stawisky
Ensemble
Anne Stevenson
Ensemble
Calvin Thomas
Joshua Speed
Thomas F. Tracey
Sturveson
John Triggs
Ogleby
Frank Tweddell
Crimmin
Iris Whitney
Judith
The Lincolns' Maid
Dolores Williams
Ensemble
Joseph Wiseman
Ensemble
Harrison Woodhull
Ensemble
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1939 for Drama [winner]
Written by Robert E. Sherwood
   
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