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Idiot's Delight   

 
Shubert Theatre, (3/24/1936 - circa. 12/1936)
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Opening Date: Mar 24, 1936    
Closing Date: Dec 1936 Total Performances: 300

Category: Play, Comedy, Original
Setting: The Cocktail Lounge in the Hotel Monte Gabrielle in the Italian Alps, near the frontiers of Switzerland and Austria.
Comments: Played from March 24 - July 3, 1936 (for 121 performances). On layoff from July 4 - August 30, 1936. Resumed on August 31, 1936 (for 179 additional performances).



Production Staff
Theatre Owned by The Shubert Organization; Theatre Operated by Central Theatres Leasing & Construction Company
Produced by The Theatre Guild
Written by Robert E. Sherwood
Directed by Bretaigne Windust; Production Supervised by Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne; Dances Directed by Morgan Lewis
Scenic Design by Lee Simonson
Company Manager: Lawrence Farrell
Stage Manager: George Greenberg; Assistant Stage Mgr: Le Roi Operti and Tomasso Tittoni
Musician: Gerald Kunz, Max Rich and Joseph Knopf
Cast
Lynn FontanneIrene
Alfred LuntHarry Van
Margorie BaglinElaine
Edgar BarrierAuguste
Gilmore Bush3rd Officer
Francis ComptonAchille Weber
Connie CrowellBeulah
Ernestine De BeckerSignora Rossi
Frances FoleyEdna
S. Thomas GomezPittaluga
Sydney GreenstreetDr. Waldersee
Alan Hewitt1st Officer
Jean MacIntyreMrs. Cherry
George MeaderDumptsy
Murry O'NeillMajor
Le Roi OpertiSignor Rossi
Jacqueline PaigeShirley
Edward RaquelloCaptain Locicero
Edna RossFrancine
Winston Ross2nd Officer
Stephen SandesSignor Palota
Barry ThomsonDonald Navadel
Ruth TimmonsBebe
Tomasso Tittoni4th Officer
Una ValAnna
Richard WhorfQuillery
Bretaigne WindustMr. Cherry
Pulitzer Prize
winner 1936 for Drama [winner] 
 Written by Robert E. Sherwood