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The Number   

 
Biltmore Theatre, (10/30/1951 - 1/12/1952)
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Opening Date: Oct 30, 1951    
Closing Date: Jan 12, 1952 Total Performances: 87

Category: Play, Melodrama, Original, Broadway
Comments: "The Number" was a rare instance in which a play was revised after its New York opening. After reading reviews, director George Abbott eliminated a scene in Act II which showed Sylvia fighting to keep her small daughter from her estranged husband.



Production Staff
Produced by Paul Vroom and Irving Cooper
Written by Arthur Carter
Staged by George Abbott
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Jocelyn
Stage Manager: Robert Griffith
Cast
Dane ClarkDominic Spizzilini
Jennie GoldsteinBessie Berger
Diana HerbertWaitress
Louise LarabeeAlice
Peggy NelsonDottie
Martha ScottSylvia
Guy ThomajanGuido
Bobby VailDolly
Luis Van RootenLennie
Murvyn VyeMaury
Anatol WinogradoffHyman Berger
Theatre World
winner 1952 Award [recipient] 
  Diana Herbert