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John Street Theatre, (4/16/1787 - 5/12/1787)
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Opening Date: Apr 16, 1787    
Closing Date: May 12, 1787 Total Performances: 4

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Comments: Considered to be the first American play ever professionally produced. This production had four performances: April 16, April 18, May 2, and May 12, 1787.

Production Staff
Written by Royall Tyler
Lewis Hallam
Mr. Billy Dimple
Mrs. Harper
Maria Van Rough
Van Rough's daughter
Joseph Harper
Billy Dimple's waiter and servant
John Henry
Colonel Henry Manly
Mrs. Kenna
Owen Morris
Van Rough
Mrs. Owen Morris
Colonel Manly's sister
Eliza Tuke
Maria Van Rough's waiter and servant
Thomas Wignell
Colonel Manly's waiter and servant