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Six Characters in Search of an Author   

Phoenix Theatre, (12/11/1955 - 2/05/1956)
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Opening Date: Dec 11, 1955    
Closing Date: Feb 05, 1956 Total Performances: 65

Category: Play, Revival, Off-Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: The entire action takes place in this theatre in the spring of 1922.

Production Staff
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder); Produced in association with Clinton Wilder
Written by Luigi Pirandello; New adaptation by Tyrone Guthrie and Michael Wager; Based on a translation by Frank Tauritz
Staged by Tyrone Guthrie; Assistant Staging: Robert Wunsch
Scenic Design by Klaus Holm; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Klaus Holm; Assistant to the Costume Designer: Stanley Simmons
Company Manager: Nathan Parnes
Production Stage Manager: Robert Woods; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stark Hesseltine
General Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig and Robert Ganshaw
Dario Barri
Supporting Cast
Francis Bethencourt
The Leading Man
Mildred Chandler
The Wardrobe Mistress
Whitfield Connor
The Father
William Cottrell
The Second Man
Hale Gabrielson
The Ingenue
John Glennon
The Character Juvenile
Shirley Grayson
The Second Woman
Betty Lou Holland
The Stepdaughter
Kurt Kasznar
The Director
James Lacirignola
The Boy
Russell Morrison
The Stagehand
Aileen Poe
The Character Woman
Natalie Schafer
The Leading Lady
Maud Scheerer
Mme. Pace
Katherine Squire
The Mother
Marilyn Stevens
Supporting Cast
Karen Sue Trent
The Little Girl
Michael Wager
The Son
Frederic Warriner
The Stage Manager
William Whitman
The Juvenile
Mervin Williams
Supporting Cast
Tony Award®
1956 Best Director [nominee]
Staged by Tyrone Guthrie