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The Desperate Hours   

 
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, (2/10/1955 - 8/13/1955)
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Opening Date: Feb 10, 1955    
Closing Date: Aug 13, 1955 Total Performances: 212

Category: Play, Melodrama, Original, Broadway
Setting: The City of Indianapolis. Time: The Present.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Howard Erskine and Joseph Hayes
Written by Joseph Hayes; From the novel of the same name by Joseph Hayes
Staged by Robert Montgomery
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Robert Randolph; Assistant to Mr. Bay: Carl Kent and Ralph Holmes
General Manager: S.M. Handelsman
Production Manager: Clayre Ribner; Production Stage Manager: Howard Whitfield; Stage Manager: William Weaver; Assistant Stage Mgr: Joe Bishop
Press Representative: Marian Byram and Phyllis Perlman; Press Associate: David Powers; Advertising Representative: Fred Golden
Cast
Nancy ColemanEleanor Hillard
Karl MaldenDan Hillard
Paul NewmanGlenn Griffin
George MatthewsRobish
Wyrley BirchMr. Patterson
Malcolm BrodrickRalphie Hillard
Kendall ClarkHarry Carson
Fred EisleyChuck Wright
James GregoryJesse Bard
George GrizzardHank Griffin
Rusty LaneLt. Carl Fredericks
Mary OrrMiss Swift
Patricia PeardonCindy Hillard
Judson PrattTom Winston
Tony Award®
winner 1955 Best Play [winner] 
 Written by Joseph Hayes ;  Produced by Howard Erskine and Joseph Hayes
winner 1955 Best Direction [winner] 
  Robert Montgomery