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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
Mason AdamsSandy Hardy
John AstinCollins
Nancy BakerConnie
Joyce BulifantNancy
Kevin CarpenterEddie
Marc ConnellyProfessor Charles Osman
Hans ConriedProfessor Leon Solomon
Donald DawsonJoe
Robert ElstonRay Blent
Rex EverhartClark
Patricia FinchFrieda Jensen
Janet FoxHazel
Richard FranchotDon
Hazen GiffordFred Jensen
Jeff HarrisHerb
Sally JessupAgnes
Sherry LafolletteMary
Bob Lynn, Jr.Myers
Ray MerrittAlbert Solomon
Charles K. Robinson, Jr.Grant
Jamie SmithWesley Davis
Ralph StantleyMike Giardineri
Wayne TippitWalter
Nina WilcoxJune Ryder
Edmund WilliamsDick Stevens
Tom WilliamsBaker
Marian WintersMyra Solomon
Robert WrightPresident Harmon Nagel
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee] 
  Marc Connelly