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Auntie Mame   

Broadhurst Theatre, (10/31/1956 - 6/28/1958)
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Opening Date: Oct 31, 1956    
Closing Date: Jun 28, 1958 Total Performances: 639

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in two acts and many scenes.
Setting: In Auntie Mame's Beekman apartment and various other locales in which she becomes involved during a period of years from 1928 to 1946.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee; Based on the novel by Patrick Dennis; Incidental music by Saul Schechtman
Directed by Morton Da Costa
Production Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann; Miss Russell's clothes by Travis Banton (of Marusia); Assistant to Mr. Taylor: George Sullivan
General Manager: Ben F. Stein
Production Manager: Robert Linden; Stage Manager: Duane Camp; Assistant Stage Mgr: Walter Riemer, Wally Mohr and Frank Roberts
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor; Advertising: Fred Golden; Master Carpenter: Joseph Harbuck
Rosalind Russell
Auntie Mame
(Oct 31, 1956 - Jan 18, 1958)
Polly Rowles
Vera Charles
Cris Alexander
Mr. Loomis
Robert Allen
Mr. Babcock
Dorothy Blackburn
Doris Upson
Barry Blake
Emory Macdougal
Geoffrey Bryant
Mr. Waldo
a paper hanger
Dr. Shurr
a vet
Duane Camp
Assistant Stage Manager
Peggy Cass
Agnes Gooch
Ethel Cody
Mother Burnside
James Field
Leading Man
another groom
Beulah Garrick
Norah Muldoon
Jan Handzlik
Patrick Dennis, as a boy
Michael Dennis
Robert Higgins
Patrick Dennis, as a young man
Patricia Jenkins
Pegeen Ryan
Walter Klavun
Claude Upson
Joyce Lear
Gloria Upson
Paul Lilly
a groom
William Martel
Bishop ElefTharosees
Theatre Manager
Cousin Jeff
Kip McArdle
Nan McFarland
Cousin Fan
Wally Mohr
Al Linden
the stage manager
James Monks
Brian O'Bannion
John O'Hare
M. Lindsay Woolsey
Walter Riemer
Lord Dudley
Frank Roberts
Cousin Moultrie
Yuki Shimoda
Robert Smith
Beauregard Jackson Pickett Burnside
Grant Sullivan
Ralph Devine
Barry Towsen
Customer's Son
Marian Winters
Sally Cato MacDougal
Standby: Haila Stoddard (Auntie Mame, Vera Charles)
Tony Award®
1957 Best Actress in a Play [nominee]
Rosalind Russell
winner 1957 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Peggy Cass
1957 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Oliver Smith
1957 Best Stage Technician [nominee]
Joseph Harbuck
Theatre World
winner 1957 Award [recipient]
Peggy Cass