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Crime and Punishment   

 
National Theatre, (12/22/1947 - 1/24/1948)
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Opening Date: Dec 22, 1947    
Closing Date: Jan 24, 1948 Total Performances: 40

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: A lodging house in St. Petersburg. Summer of 1860.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Whitehead and Oliver Rea; Associate Producer: Bea Lawrence
Dramatized by Rodney Ackland; Based on "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Mikhaylovitch Dostoyevsky
Directed by Theodore Komisarjevsky
Scenic Design by Paul Sherriff; Costume Design by Lester Polakov; Assistant Costume Design: Forrest Thayer
Business Manager: Edward Choate
Stage Manager: Paul Morrison; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeffrey Potter and Paton Price
Production Associate: Virginia Bolen; General Press Representative: Barry Hyams; Press Representative: Lorella Val-Mery; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
John GielgudRodion Romanitch Raskolnikoff
a poor student
Lillian GishKaterina Ivanna
Marmeladoff's second wife
Dolly HaasSonia
Marmeladoff's daughter
Michael ArshanskyEx-Soldier
William BealCoachman
Sandy CampbellPriest
Ensemble
Mary DivenyEnsemble
Robert DonleyStreet Vendor's Assistant
Amy DouglassWidow
David ElliottGovernment Clerk
Graham FergusonEnsemble
Howard FischerStreet Vendor
Arthur GriffinOld Man
Richard HayesFomitch
a policeman
Mary JamesLizavieta
an old-clothes dealer
Alice JohnPulcheria Alexandrovna
Raskolnikoff's mother
Betty Lou KeimPolya
Katerina's child
E. A. KrumschmidtCasimir Stanislawowitch Looshinsky
a Pole
Mort MarshallA Strange Man
James MatsagasEnsemble
Patrick McVeyDoctor
Sanford MeisnerSimon Zaharitch Marmeldoff
Niels MillerEnsemble
Scott MooreLodger
Ben MorseLebeziatnikoff
a young socialist
Elisabeth NeumannAmalia
the landlady
Robert PasteneEnsemble
Wauna PaulAnyutka
street vendor's wife
Paton PriceIvan
the porter
Richard PurdyZametoff
a detective
Alexander ScourbyDmitri Prokovitch Razoumikhin
a student
Marian SeldesDounia
Raskolnikoff's sister
Cecile ShermanWife of Government Clerk
Sherry SmithLeda
Katerina's child
Vladimir SokoloffPorfiri Petrovitch
the examining magistrate
Jeri SouvinetWidow's Daughter
Susan SteellDaria
a procuress
Mary StuartEnsemble
Galina TalvaNastasia
a servant
Marjorie TasEnsemble
Theodore TenleyEnsemble
John VicariEnsemble
Eugenia WoodsOld Lady