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Bitter Oleander   

Lyceum Theatre, (2/11/1935 - 3/02/1935)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Feb 11, 1935    
Closing Date: Mar 02, 1935 Total Performances: 24

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: Room in House of The Novio's Mother, District of Guadix, Andalusia, Spain; Room in Leonardo's House;
Comments: This play was originally titled Bodas de sangre in Spanish, when first produced in Madrid 1933. This title translates to Blood Wedding in English. For the the New York production, Blood Wedding was deemed a deterrent for ticket buyers, and Lorca changed the title to Bitter Oleander.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by New Lyceum Theatre Co. (Daniel Frohman, President)
Produced by The Neighborhood Playhouse
Written by Frederico Garcia Lorca; English Translation by José A. Weissman; Folk music collected by Frederico Garcia Lorca; Songs directed by Carol Eberts Veazie
Staged by Irene Lewisohn
Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton; Setting designed from sketches by Santiago Ontanon; Costume Design by Polaire Weissmann
General Manager: Helen Ingersoll
Stage Manager: Milano Tilden; Assistant Stage Mgr: Eric Kelton
Press Representative: Julia Chandler
Cast
Eugenie Leontovich
Novia
The Bride
Nance O'Neil
Mother
Alice Ann Baker
Neighbor
Marian Barnes
Spinning Girl
Edgar Barrier
Novio
The Bridegroom
Genevieve Belasco
Leonardo's Wife's Mother
Grace Carey
Spinning Girl
Thomas Coffin Cooke
Novio's Father
Louise Glover
Leonardo's Wife
Jane Haverhill
Second Girl
Eric Kelton
Woodcutter
William Lawson
Leonardo
Yisrol Libman
Woodcutter
Rose Lieder
Girl
Paul Mann
Second Man
Sana Martin
Fifth Girl
Dazma Minty
First Girl
Effie Shannon
Servant
Arthur Singer
Woodcutter
Dora Southern
Third Girl
Beatrice St. Ives
Spinning Girl
Gertrude Stone
Fourth Girl
Jerome Thor
First Man
Ludmilla Toretzka
Woman