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The Father   

Cort Theatre, (11/16/1949 - 1/14/1950)
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Opening Date: Nov 16, 1949    
Closing Date: Jan 14, 1950 Total Performances: 69

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A play in three acts
Setting: The Captain's house at an army post in the north of Sweden. 1887.

Production Staff
Produced by Richard W. Krakauer and Robert L. Joseph; Produced in association with Harry Brandt
Written by August Strindberg; Book adapted by Robert L. Joseph
Directed by Raymond Massey
Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager; Costume Design by Eleanore Goldsmith; Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager; Assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Frederick Stover
General Manager: Paul Vroom
Stage Manager: Elmer Brown; Assistant Stage Mgr: Charles Snyder
General Press Representative: Karl Bernstein; Press Representative: Harvey B. Sabinson
Raymond MasseyThe Cavalry Captain
Mady ChristiansLaura
the Captain's wife
Philip HustonThe Pastor
Laura's brother
Grace KellyBertha
the Captain's daughter
Paul LarsonLarsen
Mary MorrisThe Nurse
John D. SeymourThe Doctor
Charles SnyderGustafson
Theatre World
winner 1950 Award [recipient] 
  Grace Kelly