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The Gentle People   
A Brooklyn Fable

Belasco Theatre, (1/05/1939 - circa. 5/1939)
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Opening Date: Jan 05, 1939    
Closing Date: May 1939 Total Performances: 141

Category: Play, Drama, Original
Setting: Steeplechase Pier, Coney Island; the living-room of the Goodman home; Night Court; the steam-room of a Russian bath.

Production Staff
Produced by The Group Theatre
Written by Irwin Shaw
Directed by Harold Clurman
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson
General Manager: Kermit Bloomgarden; Company Manager: Walter Fried
Production Manager: Michael Gordon; Stage Manager: W.E. Watts; Assistant Stage Mgr: Wil Washcoe
Press Representative: Emmanuel Eisenberg; Associate Press Representative: Mort Nathanson
Katherine AllenAngelina Esposito
Roman BohnenPhilip Anagnos
Harry BratsburgFlaherty
Grover BurgessJudge
Lee J. CobbLammanawitz
Lulla DavidFlorence Goodman
Sam JaffeJonah Goodman
Elia KazanEli Lieber
Karl MaldenMagruder
Martin RittPolack
Sylvia SidneyStella Goodman
George SkeltonClerk
Franchot ToneHarold Goff