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Six Characters in Search of an Author   

 
Phoenix Theatre , (12/11/1955 - 2/05/1956)
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Opening Date:Dec 11, 1955   
Closing Date:Feb 05, 1956 Total Performances:65

Category: Play, Revival, Off-Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: The entire action takes place in this theatre in the spring of 1922.


Production Staff
Produced by The Phoenix Theatre (T. Edward Hambleton: Co-Founder and Managing Director; Norris Houghton: Co-Founder); Produced in association with Clinton Wilder
Written by Luigi Pirandello; New adaptation by Tyrone Guthrie and Michael Wager; Based on a translation by Frank Tauritz
Staged by Tyrone Guthrie; Assistant Staging: Robert Wunsch
Scenic Design by Klaus Holm; Costume Design by Alvin Colt; Lighting Design by Klaus Holm; Assistant to the Costume Designer: Stanley Simmons
Company Manager: Nathan Parnes
Production Stage Manager: Robert Woods; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stark Hesseltine
General Press Representative: Ben Kornzweig and Robert Ganshaw
Cast
Dario Barri Supporting Cast
Francis Bethencourt The Leading Man
Mildred Chandler The Wardrobe Mistress
Whitfield Connor The Father
William Cottrell The Second Man
Hale Gabrielson The Ingenue
John Glennon The Character Juvenile
Shirley Grayson The Second Woman
Betty Lou Holland The Stepdaughter
Kurt Kasznar The Director
James Lacirignola The Boy
Russell Morrison The Stagehand
Aileen Poe The Character Woman
Natalie Schafer The Leading Lady
Maud Scheerer Mme. Pace
Katherine Squire The Mother
Marilyn Stevens Supporting Cast
Karen Sue Trent The Little Girl
Michael Wager The Son
Frederic Warriner The Stage Manager
William Whitman The Juvenile
Mervin Williams Supporting Cast
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Director [nominee]
Staged by Tyrone Guthrie