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Belasco Theatre , (10/13/1955 - 7/07/1956)
Shubert Theatre , (7/09/1956 - 11/10/1956)
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Opening Date:Oct 13, 1955   
Closing Date:Nov 10, 1956 Total Performances:444

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts and four scenes
Setting: Rita Marlowe's suite at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City; The Hollywood office of Rita Marlow Productions; The terrace of Michael Freeman's bungalow at the Beverly Hills Hotel.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Jule Styne; Associate Producer: Sylvia Herscher
Written by George Axelrod
Directed by George Axelrod
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
Business Manager: Michael Goldreyer; Company Manager: Jesse Long
Production Stage Manager: David Kanter; Stage Manager: Pat Chandler and Michael Wettach; Assistant Stage Mgr: Howard Austen
Press Representative: John L. Toohey and Max Gendel; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner
Cast
Orson Bean George MacCauley
Martin Gabel Irving LaSalle
Jayne Mansfield Rita Marlowe
Walter Matthau Michael Freeman
William Thourlby Bronk Brannigan
Harry Clark Harry Kaye
Lew Gallo Masseur
Carol Grace A Secretary
Tina Louise A Swimmer
David Sheiner Bellman
Michael Tolan A Chaffeur
Theatre World
nominee 1956 Award [recipient]
Jayne Mansfield