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Jefferson Davis   

 
Biltmore Theatre , (2/18/1936 - circa. 2/1936)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Feb 18, 1936   
Closing Date:Feb 1936 Total Performances:3

Category: Play, Drama, History, Original


Production Staff
Produced by Federal Theatre Project of The WPA
Written by John McGee
Staged by Henry Stillman and Charles Schofield; Under the supervision of Kay McKay
Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton; Costume Design by Ivan Glidden
Cast
Virginia Barrie Hetty Cary
of Baltimore
Halbert Brown Robert Barnwell
Senator from South Carolina
Mildred Byron Constance Cary
of Baltimore
Thomas Carnahan Burton Harrison
Secretary to Jefferson Davis
Clay Cody Gen. Joseph Johnston
Mrs. William Courtleigh Varina Davis
Wilbur De Rouge J.H. Reagan
of Texas
Charles Douglass Robert Toombs
Secretary of State
George Duthie Gen. Robert E. Lee
Louis Gibbs Robert
a slave, Davis' personal servant
Charles Peyton Glockner Alexander H. Stephens
Vice-President of the Confederacy
Harry Golson Judah P. Benjamin
Attorney General
James P. Houston William Seward
of New York
Earl W. Mayo Governor Smith
of Virginia
Harry McKee Govenor Moore
of Alabama
William Mulligan Henry Graham
Physician to Davis
Senator Rhett
of South Carolina
Jean Newcombe Mary Chestnut
of Charleston
Lawrence O'Brien Gen. P.T. Beauregarde
William Parke Leroy Walker
Secretary of War
Ray Rawlings William Yancey
of Alabama
Senator Wigfall
of Texas
Oscar Schoemaker Senator Grimes
of Iowa
Frederick Smith Henry Foote
of Tennessee
Raymond Southwick J.C. Breckenridge
Guy Standing Jefferson Davis
Lawrence Stanhope William Mallory
Secretary of the Navy
Robert Toms C.C. Clay, Jr.
of Alabama