PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 30, 1956
Closing Date
May 18, 1957
1st Preview
Oct 29, 1956
1st Preview
Oct 29, 1956
Previews
1
Performances
231
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Martin Beck Theatre
(Oct 30, 1956 - Nov 17, 1956)
Morosco Theatre
(Nov 19, 1956 - May 18, 1957)

Description
A play in four acts

Setting
A fashionable section of London, in the slums of London, and in a garden city outside London in the year 1905.

Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation
Written by George Bernard Shaw
Directed by Charles Laughton
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager; Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Klaus Holm; Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins
General Manager: Oscar Olesen; Company Manager: George Oshrin
Production Stage Manager: Harry Young; Stage Manager: Joanne Taylor; Production Manager: Louis Criss
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Glendon Allvine and Robert Feinberg; Assistant to the Producer: Louis Criss; Production Coordinator: Ira Bernstein; Production Assistant: Shirley Farmer; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner; Master Carpenter: Howard McDonald
Barbara Undershaft
Lady Britomart's daughter, Major of the Salvation Army
Andrew Undershaft
husband to Lady Britomart
Adolphus Cusins
Barbara's fiance
Lady Britomart Undershaft
Bill Walker
Peter Shirley
Jenny Hill
Morrison
butler to Lady Britomart
Snobby Price
Sarah Undershaft
Lady Britomart's daughter
Footman
to Lady Britomart
Rummy Mitchens
Maid
to Lady Britomart
Charles Lomax
Sarah's fiance
Mrs. Baines
Colonel in the Salvation Army
Stephen Undershaft

Martin Beck Theatre (Oct 30, 1956 - Nov 17, 1956)

Cast

Barbara Undershaft
Lady Britomart's daughter, Major of the Salvation Army

Morosco Theatre (Nov 19, 1956 - May 18, 1957)

Morosco Theatre Managing Director: Louis A. Lotito
Press Representative: Anne Sloper

Cast

Footman
to Lady Britomart

Tony Award®

 

Best Scenic Design

1957 Nominee
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager
 

Best Costume Design

1957 Nominee
Costume Design by Dorothy Jeakins

Best Stage Technician

1957 Winner
Carpenter:posthumous Howard McDonald(posthumous)
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