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National Theatre, (10/31/1944 - 1/13/1945)
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Opening Date: Oct 31, 1944    
Closing Date: Jan 13, 1945 Total Performances: 52

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Teta's Room, The Argan Castle, near Prague, 1913; The Kitchen, Argan Castle, 1938; The Church Garden, Detva, Moravia; Reception Hall, The Vatican.
Comments: Due to Miss Barrymore's illness the play was closed between November 9th and December 11th.



Production Staff
Produced by The Theatre Guild (Theresa Helburn, Lawrence Langner: Administrative Directors)
Written by Ladislaus Bush-Fekete and Mary Helen Fay; Based on the novel by Franz Werfel
Staged by B. Iden Payne
Production Design by Stewart Chaney; Costumes for Miss Barrymore, Mr. Basserman, Miss Cerf and Papal Retinue designed by Robert Davison; Assistant to Mr. Chaney: O. L. Raineri
Assistant Business Manager: Sara Greenspan; Company Manager: Tom Powers
Stage Manager: Edward McHugh
General Press Representative: Alfred H. Tamarin; Casting Assistant: Bettina Cerf
Cast
Ethel BarrymoreTeta
Sanford MeisnerBichler
David BarnabySediaris
Wolfe BarzellProssnitzer
Albert BassermanThe Pope
Else BassermanMrs. Schultz
Julian BenjaminPapal Valet
Martin BlainePastor
Bettina CerfCountess Argan
Marcel DillSottomaestro
Paige EdwardsSwiss Guard
Edward FernandezYoung Mojmir
The Child
Robert FletcherSwiss Guard
Eduard FranzMojmir
Edward KilcullenMaestro di Camera
Madeline LeeZdenka
John McKeeMonsignore
Peggy MeredithJarmila
Harry NevilleKompert
Robert O'BrienSediaris
Wauna PaulMila
Frank RichardsKovalsky
Augusta RoelandFranziska
Sheila TrentMasha
Don ValentineMail Carrier
Graham VelseyPhysician
Val WitherillGeorge