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The American Way   

Center Theatre, (7/17/1939 - 9/23/1939)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Jul 17, 1939    
Closing Date: Sep 23, 1939 Total Performances: 80

Category: Play, Spectacle, Original, Broadway
Setting: Ellis Island, 1896; Small American Town.
This production is a return engagement of The American Way (1/21/1939 - 6/1939)

Production Staff
Produced by Sam H. Harris and Max Gordon
Music by Oscar Levant; Written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
Staged by George S. Kaufman
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Hassard Short
Technical Director: Hassard Short
Jack Arnold
Ed Lorenz
Bobby Barron
A Boy
Walter Beck
A Minister
Whitner Bissell
Karl, Age 21
Mary Brandon
Mrs. Squires
Buddy Buehler
Young Alex Hewitt
Eileen Burns
Mrs. Brockton
Hugh Cameron
Mayor McEvoy
Gerry Carr
Tennis Girl
Teddy Casey
Young Karl Gunther
Norma Clerc
Young Lisa Gunther
Alex Courtney
Tommy Nelson
Robert Cushman
Young Alex Hewitt
Gretchen Davidson
Mary, Age 20
Katherine Duncan
Tennis Girl
Marian Edwards
Florence Eldridge
Irma Gunther
Edward Elliott
Another Young Man
Elsa Ersi
Clara Heinrich
Gilbert Fates

Janet Fox
Brant Gorman
Factory Worker
Sydney Grant
Dr. Squires
George Herndon
John Williams
Alan Hewitt
Alex Hewitt
Claire Howard
Mary Hewitt, Age 10
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Bradford Hunt
Judge Hewitt
Buddy Irving
Young Karl Gunther
Allen Kearns
Walter Kelly
Tommy Lewis
Richard Lloyd
A Political Speaker
Virginia Lodge
Young Lisa Gunther
John Long
Antonio Coletti
John Lorenz
The Chairman
Lorna Lynn

James MacDonald
Immigration Official
Fredric March
Martin Gunther
Adrienne Marden
Lisa Gunther
James Moore
Another Political Speaker
Mona Moray
Tennis Girl
McKay Morris
Samuel Brockton
Mary Murray
A School Teacher
Le Roi Operti
Dr. MacFarlane
Elinor Pittis
Julia Hewitt, Age 11
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Janet Regan
Young Lisa Gunther
Robert Rhodes
A Political Speaker
James Russo
Factory Worker
Stephen Sandes
Mandolin Player
Dora Sayers
Jeanne Shelby
Mrs. Hewitt
Sidney Stone
Factory Worker
Ward Tallman
Henry Courtney
Jerome Thor
Factory Worker
Grace Valentine
Mrs. White
Dick Van Patten
Karl Gunther, Age 9
Martin Gunther's grandchild
Jeanne Wardley
Mrs. Kennedy
David Wayne
Karl Gunther
Maurice Wells
Otto Heinrich
Ruth Weston
Winifred Baxter
Bob White
Another Boy
Barbara Wooddell
Julia, Age 21