IBDB: Internet Broadway Database Policies About the Internet Broadway Database Help FAQ/Contact the Internet Broadway Database
  Home Shows People Theatres Characters Awards Songs grosses  
The Broadway League

Official Broadway League sites:

Quick Search For:   In This Category:  

Detective Story   

Hudson Theatre , (3/23/1949 - 7/01/1950)
Broadhurst Theatre , (7/03/1950 - 8/12/1950)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date:Mar 23, 1949   
Closing Date:Aug 12, 1950 Total Performances:581

Category: Play, Drama, Melodrama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The detective squad room of a New York police station.

Production Staff
Produced by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Associate Producer: May Kirshner
Written by Sidney S. Kingsley
Staged by Sidney Kingsley
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Mildred Sutherland; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Lisa Jalowetz
General Manager: Herman Bernstein; Company Manager: Warren P. Munsell, Jr.
Production Stage Manager: David Gray, Jr.; Stage Manager: Arthur Hughes
Press Representative: Leo Freedman and Abner D. Klipstein; Production Assistant: Miriam Doyle and Gertrude Appelbaum
Ralph Bellamy Detective McLeod
Meg Mundy Mary McLeod
Jean Adair Mrs. Farragut
John Alberts Gentleman
Joseph Ancona Mr. Bagatelle
Archie Benson Crumb-Bum
Edward Binns Detective Gallagher
John Boyd Detective O'Brien
Michelette Burani Mrs. Bagatelle
Joan Copeland Susan Carmichael
Jim Flynn Mr. Feeney
Lou Gilbert Joe Feinson
Sarah Grable Mrs. Feeney
Lee Grant Shoplifter
Carl Griscom Willy
Byron C. Halstead Patrolman Keough
Michael Lewin Photographer
James Maloney Mr. Pritchett
Horace McMahon Lieut. Monoghan
Patrick McVey Detective Callahan
Jacqueline Paige Indignant citizen
Joe Roberts Patrolman Baker
Alexander Scourby Tami Giacoppetti
Maureen Stapleton Miss Hatch
Warren Stevens Arthur Kindred
Ruth Storm Lady
Robert Strauss Detective Dakis
Michael Strong 2nd burglar (Lewis)
Earl Sydnor Patrolman Barnes
Les Tremayne Mr. Sims
James Westerfield Detective Brody
Garney Wilson Mr. Gallantz
Joseph Wiseman 1st burglar (Charlie)
Harry Worth Dr. Schneider
Theatre World
nominee 1950 Award [recipient]
Lydia Clarke