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The Great Sebastians    A Melodramatic Comedy

ANTA Playhouse, (1/04/1956 - 2/04/1956)
Coronet Theatre, (2/08/1956 - 6/02/1956)
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Opening Date: Jan 04, 1956    
Closing Date: Jun 02, 1956 Total Performances: 174

Category: Play, Melodrama, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A melodramatic comedy in three acts
Setting: Prague, Czechoslovakia. Winter of 1948.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by City Playhouses, Inc. (Louis A. Lotito, President)
Produced by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Directed by Bretaigne Windust; Assistant Director: James Adams
Scenic Design by Raymond Sovey; Miss Fontanne's dresses by Mainbocher; Men's costumes by Brooks Costume Company; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Assistant Scenic Design: Ruth Morley
General Manager: Herman Bernstein; Company Manager: Lawrence Farrell
Production Stage Manager: David Gray, Jr.; Stage Manager: Peter Gumeny; Assistant Stage Mgr: Sheppard Kerman
Conducted by Danny Epstein
Press Representative: Leo Freedman and Abner D. Klipstein
Lynn Fontanne
Essie Sebastian
Alfred Lunt
Rudi Sebastian
Ben Astar
General Otokar Zandek
Martin Brandt
Second Security Policeman
Michael Egan
Second Soldier
Doris Fesette
Marie Balzar
Anne Francine
Colonel Bradacova
Susan Frank
Arny Freeman
Grant Gordon
Peter Gumeny
First Soldier
Ted Gunther
Ben Hammer
Joseph Holland
Sheppard Kerman
Third Soldier
Edward Moor
Dr. Balzar
Peg Murray
Vlasta Habova
Simon Oakland
Sergeant Javorsky
Burns Oliver
First Security Policeman
Eugenia Rawls
Sophie Cerny
José Ruben
Karel Cerny
Tony Award®
1956 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
Raymond Sovey
1956 Best Costume Design [nominee]