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Crime and Punishment   

National Theatre, (12/22/1947 - 1/24/1948)
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Opening Date: Dec 22, 1947    
Closing Date: Jan 24, 1948 Total Performances: 40

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: A lodging house in St. Petersburg. Summer of 1860.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Whitehead and Oliver Rea; Associate Producer: Bea Lawrence
Dramatized by Rodney Ackland; Based on "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Mikhaylovitch Dostoyevsky
Directed by Theodore Komisarjevsky
Scenic Design by Paul Sherriff; Costume Design by Lester Polakov; Assistant Costume Design: Forrest Thayer
Business Manager: Edward Choate
Stage Manager: Paul Morrison; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeffrey Potter and Paton Price
Production Associate: Virginia Bolen; General Press Representative: Barry Hyams; Press Representative: Lorella Val-Mery; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
John Gielgud
Rodion Romanitch Raskolnikoff
a poor student
Lillian Gish
Katerina Ivanna
Marmeladoff's second wife
Dolly Haas
Sonia
Marmeladoff's daughter
Michael Arshansky
Ex-Soldier
William Beal
Coachman
Sandy Campbell
Priest
Ensemble
Mary Diveny
Ensemble
Robert Donley
Street Vendor's Assistant
Amy Douglass
Widow
David Elliott
Government Clerk
Graham Ferguson
Ensemble
Howard Fischer
Street Vendor
Arthur Griffin
Old Man
Richard Hayes
Fomitch
a policeman
Mary James
Lizavieta
an old-clothes dealer
Alice John
Pulcheria Alexandrovna
Raskolnikoff's mother
Betty Lou Keim
Polya
Katerina's child
E. A. Krumschmidt
Casimir Stanislawowitch Looshinsky
a Pole
Mort Marshall
A Strange Man
James Matsagas
Ensemble
Patrick McVey
Doctor
Sanford Meisner
Simon Zaharitch Marmeldoff
Niels Miller
Ensemble
Scott Moore
Lodger
Ben Morse
Lebeziatnikoff
a young socialist
Elisabeth Neumann
Amalia
the landlady
Robert Pastene
Ensemble
Wauna Paul
Anyutka
street vendor's wife
Paton Price
Ivan
the porter
Richard Purdy
Zametoff
a detective
Alexander Scourby
Dmitri Prokovitch Razoumikhin
a student
Marian Seldes
Dounia
Raskolnikoff's sister
Cecile Sherman
Wife of Government Clerk
Sherry Smith
Leda
Katerina's child
Vladimir Sokoloff
Porfiri Petrovitch
the examining magistrate
Jeri Souvinet
Widow's Daughter
Susan Steell
Daria
a procuress
Mary Stuart
Ensemble
Galina Talva
Nastasia
a servant
Marjorie Tas
Ensemble
Theodore Tenley
Ensemble
John Vicari
Ensemble
Eugenia Woods
Old Lady