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Tall Story   

 
Belasco Theatre , (1/29/1959 - 5/02/1959)
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Opening Date:Jan 29, 1959   
Closing Date:May 02, 1959 Total Performances:108

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts
Setting: Custer College, a co-educational institution in the Midwest, United States.


Production Staff
Produced by Emmett Rogers and Robert Weiner
Written by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse; Suggested by the novel "The Homecoming Game" by Howard Nemerov; Featuring songs by Joe Hornsby, Ben G. Allen and Jerry Teifer; Music arranged by Edward Thomas
Staged by Herman Shumlin
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Lighting Design by George Jenkins; Assistant to Mr. Jenkins: William Wallace Bellin; Assistant to Mr. Taylor: George Sullivan
General Manager: Herman Bernstein
Production Stage Manager: Michael Thoma; Stage Manager: Richard Franchot and Edward Nayor; Assistant Stage Mgr: Edmund Williams, Charles K. Robinson, Jr., Donald Dawson and Wayne Tippit
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson, Lewis Harmon and Abner D. Klipstein; Advertising: Fred Golden and Ingram Ash
Cast
Mason Adams Sandy Hardy
John Astin Collins
Nancy Baker Connie
Joyce Bulifant Nancy
Kevin Carpenter Eddie
Marc Connelly Professor Charles Osman
Hans Conried Professor Leon Solomon
Donald Dawson Joe
Robert Elston Ray Blent
Rex Everhart Clark
Patricia Finch Frieda Jensen
Janet Fox Hazel
Richard Franchot Don
Hazen Gifford Fred Jensen
Jeff Harris Herb
Wyman
Sally Jessup Agnes
Sherry Lafollette Mary
Bob Lynn, Jr. Myers
Ray Merritt Albert Solomon
Charles K. Robinson, Jr. Grant
Jamie Smith Wesley Davis
Ralph Stantley Mike Giardineri
Wayne Tippit Walter
Simpson
Nina Wilcox June Ryder
Edmund Williams Dick Stevens
Tom Williams Baker
Marian Winters Myra Solomon
Robert Wright President Harmon Nagel
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Marc Connelly