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The Andersonville Trial   

Henry Miller's Theatre, (12/29/1959 - 6/01/1960)
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Opening Date: Dec 29, 1959    
Closing Date: Jun 01, 1960 Total Performances: 179

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: The United States Court of Claims, Washington, D.C. (This Courtroom was "borrowed" by The Military Commission to provide, in this unusual instance, space for the public.) August, 1865.

Production Staff
Henry Miller's Theatre General Manager: George Banyai
Produced by William Darrid, Eleanore Saidenberg and Daniel Hollywood
Written by Saul Levitt; Incidental music by Henry Nemo; Lyrics by Henry Nemo
Directed by José Ferrer
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Assistant to the Designer: Peter Wingate
General Manager: Irving Cooper
Production Stage Manager: Morty Halpern; Stage Manager: Julian Barry
Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Ben Washer; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Assistant to the Director: Vincent Donahue; Assistant to the Producer: Shirley Farmer
Herbert Berghof
Henry Wirz
The Defendant
Albert Dekker
Otis H. Baker
The Defense Counsel
George C. Scott
Lt. Col. N. P. Chipman
The Judge Advocate
Robert Carroll
Lt. Col. Chandler
Robert Gerringer
Jasper Culver
Russell Hardie
General Lew Wallace
President of the Court
Ian Keith
Dr. John C. Bates
James Arenton
Louis Schade
Assistant Defense Counse
Robert Burr
Clerk of the Court
Clifford Carpenter
General Mott
Assisting Judge
Robert Downey
Union Soldier
Lou Frizzell
Union Soldier
Taylor Graves
General Thomas
Assisting Judge
James Greene
James H. Davidson
Al Henderson
Captain Williams
Douglas Herrick
Dr. C. M. Ford
Prison Surgeon
William Hussung
General Ballier
Assisting Judge
John Leslie
General Geary
Assisting Judge
Robert Mayer
Freeman Meskimen
Colonel Stibbs
Assisting Judge
Moultrie Patten
Ambrose Spencer
Owen Pavitt
General Fessenden
Assisting Judge
Richard Poston
William Scharf
Archie Smith
Colonel Allcock
Assisting Judge
Frank Sutton
George W. Gray
Martin West
Union Soldier
Howard Wierum
Major D. Hosmer
Assistant Judge Advocate
Understudies: Robert Burr (Lt. Col. N. P. Chipman), Clifford Carpenter (Dr. C. M. Ford), Lou Frizzell (Jasper Culver), Al Henderson (George W. Gray), William Hussung (Otis H. Baker), John Leslie (Dr. John C. Bates), Freeman Meskimen (Captain Williams), Owen Pavitt (General Lew Wallace), Richard Poston (Louis Schade, Lt. Col. Chandler), Reuben Singer (Henry Wirz) and Archie Smith (James H. Davidson)
Tony Award®
1960 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
George C. Scott