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A Bell for Adano   

 
Cort Theatre , (12/06/1944 - 10/27/1945)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Dec 06, 1944   
Closing Date:Oct 27, 1945 Total Performances:296

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The former office of the Mayor in the City Hall of Adano, Sicily. July, 1943.
Comments: On layoff from June 30 - August 13, 1945.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by 138 West 48th St. Theatre Co., Inc.
Produced by Leland Hayward
Written by Paul Osborn; Based on the novel by John Hersey
Directed by H. C. Potter
Scenic Design by Motley; Costume Design by Motley; Lighting Design by William Richardson
General Manager: Herman Bernstein; Company Manager: Irving Cooper
Stage Manager: Edward P. Dimond; Assistant Stage Mgr: Clark Poth
Press Representative: Richard Maney and Anne Woll; Casting: Maynard Morris
Cast
Fredric March Major Victor Joppolo
Rex King Bill Munroe
M.P.
Margo Tina
Daughter of Tomasino
Florence Aquino Sofia Laura
a resident of Adano
Jack Arnold Sergeant Frank Trapani
M.P.
Phil Arthur Lt. Livingston
U.S. Navy
Mario Badolati D'Arpa
Minister of Finance
Fred Barton Corporal Chuck Schultz
M.P.
Miriam Goldina Marguerita
a resident of Adano
Alexander Granach Tomasino
Head Fisherman
Bruce MacFarlane Captain Purvis
Head of M.P.'s
Gilbert Mack Giovanni Zito
Usher
Charles Mayer
Broadway debut
Carlo Erba
another cart driver
Doreen McLean Spinnato
Volunteer Health Officer
Silvio Minciotti Cacopardo
a resident of Adano
Clark Poth Joe Pollock
M.P.
Albert Raymo Pietro Afronti
cart driver
Alma Ross Carmelina
a resident of Adano
Leon Rothier Father Pensovecchio
Rolfe Sedan Nasta
former Mayor of Adano
Harry Selby Colonel George Middleton
Everett Sloane Segeant Leonard Borth, M.P.
J. Scott Smart Basile Giovanni
another cart driver
Harold J. Stone Gargano
Chief of Carabinieri
Michael Vallon Bellanco
President Mayor of Adano
Francis M. Verdi General Marvin
Joe Verdi Craxi
a resident of Adano
Tito Vuolo Guiseppe Ribaudo
Interpreter