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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
Dario BarriSupporting Cast
Francis BethencourtThe Leading Man
Mildred ChandlerThe Wardrobe Mistress
Whitfield ConnorThe Father
William CottrellThe Second Man
Hale GabrielsonThe Ingenue
John GlennonThe Character Juvenile
Shirley GraysonThe Second Woman
Betty Lou HollandThe Stepdaughter
Kurt KasznarThe Director
James LacirignolaThe Boy
Russell MorrisonThe Stagehand
Aileen PoeThe Character Woman
Natalie SchaferThe Leading Lady
Maud ScheererMme. Pace
Katherine SquireThe Mother
Marilyn StevensSupporting Cast
Karen Sue TrentThe Little Girl
Michael WagerThe Son
Frederic WarrinerThe Stage Manager
William WhitmanThe Juvenile
Mervin WilliamsSupporting Cast
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Director [nominee] 
 Staged by Tyrone Guthrie