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The Devil and Daniel Webster   

 

This production was composed of the following shows:

Martin Beck Theatre, (5/18/1939 - 5/26/1939)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 18, 1939    
Closing Date: May 26, 1939 Total Performances: 6

Category: Play, Play with music, Original
Setting: Cross Corners, New Hampshire.
Comments: Part of The American Lyric Theatre Repertory Season



The Devil and Daniel Webster

Category: Play, Play with music, Original

Production Staff
Produced by American Lyric Theatre (Robert Edmond Jones, Managing Director); Produced in association with The League of Composers; Associate Producer: Richard Aldrich
Book by Stephen Vincent Benet and Douglas Moore; Musical Director: Fritz Reiner and Lee Pattison
Staged by John Houseman; Choreographed by Eugene Loring
Scenic Design by Robert Edmond Jones; Lighting Design by Robert Edmond Jones
Choral Director: May Valentine
Cast
Jay AmissJuryman
Beulah BlakeEnsemble
Frank ChamberlainJuryman
James ChartrandMorton
Angela ChopeEnsemble
Lee CouchOld Man
Frances EarnestEnsemble
Dorothy EssigEnsemble
James GillisJuryman
John GurneyJabez Stone
Geraldine HamiltonEnsemble
Cathryn HarveyEnsemble
Lansing HatfieldDaniel Webster
Karl HollyJuryman
Janet JoyceEnsemble
Clair KramerJustice Hathorne
Ernice LawrenceSimon Girty
Don LeeWalter Butler
Telete LesterSchool Teacher
Ross LockwoodEnsemble
Edward MarshallClerk of the Court
Helen MastelleEnsemble
Nancy McCordMary Stone
William MendeDale
Eunice NorthrupEnsemble
Helen OliverEnsemble
George RaselyMr. Scratch
Paul RobertsDale
Fannie ShiffEnsemble
Lawrence SiegleTeach
Alan StewartJuryman
Fred StewartA Fiddler
Alice TobinOld Woman
Elinor WaldronEnsemble
Jean WatsonEnsemble
Philip WhitfieldKing Philip
Marjorie WilliamsonEnsemble

Filling Station

Category: Musical, Ballet, One Act, Original

Production Staff
Produced by American Lyric Theatre (Robert Edmond Jones, Managing Director); Produced in association with The League of Composers
Written by Virgil Thomson; Musical Director: Fritz Litzinger
Directed by Lincoln Kirstein; Choreographed by Lew Christiensen
Costume Design by Paul Cadmus
Cast
Ruby AsquithMotorist's Child
Gisella CaccialanzaThe Rich Girl
Anne CampbellMotorist's Wife
Harold ChristensenMotorist
Lew ChristensenMac
Filling Station Attendant
Fred DanieliThe Rich Boy
Erick HawkinsRoy
Truck Driver
Michael KiddThe Gangster
Eugene LoringRay
Truck Driver
Ray WeamerState Trooper