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The Male Animal   

Music Box Theatre, (5/15/1952 - 1/31/1953)
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Opening Date: May 15, 1952    
Closing Date: Jan 31, 1953 Total Performances: 317

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: The living-room in the house of Professor Thomas Turner, in a mid-western university town. 1940.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Irving Berlin and Lee Shubert
Produced by John Golden
Written by James Thurber and Elliott Nugent
Directed by Michael Gordon; Artistic Supervisor: George Schaefer
Scenic Design by Melvin Bourne; Costume Design by Noel Taylor
Company Manager: Richard E. French
Production Stage Manager: Billy Matthews; Stage Manager: Tom Hughes Sand; Assistant Stage Mgr: Peter Harris
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson
Cast
Elliott Nugent
Tommy Turner
Robert Preston
Joe Ferguson
Martha Scott
Ellen Turner
Dorothy Blackburn
Myrtle Keller
Mrs. Blanche Damon
Charles Boaz
Wally Myers
Matt Briggs
Ed Keller
John Gerstad
Michael Barnes
Peter Harris
Newspaper Reporter
Halliwell Hobbes
Dean Frederick Damon
Billy James
"Nutsy" Miller
Eulabelle Moore
Cleota
Nancy Nugent
Patricia Stanley
Leora Thatcher
Mrs. Blanche Damon
Understudies: Gene Blakely (Michael Barnes, Newspaper Reporter, Tommy Turner, Wally Myers), Joseph Hardy (Dean Frederick Damon, Ed Keller, Joe Ferguson) and Helen Harrelson (Ellen Turner, Patricia Stanley)