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Alvin Theatre , (10/20/1955 - 9/14/1957)
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Opening Date:Oct 20, 1955   
Closing Date:Sep 14, 1957 Total Performances:796

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in two acts
Setting: In and above the United States of America. Now and a while back.


Production Staff
Theatre Leased by Herman Bernstein
Produced by Maurice Evans; Produced in association with Emmett Rogers
Written by Ira Levin; Adapted from the novel by Mac Hyman
Directed by Morton Da Costa
Scenic Design by Peter Larkin; Costume Design by Noel Taylor; Lighting Design by Peggy Clark
General Manager: Robert Rapport
Production Stage Manager: Edward Padula; Stage Manager: Jules Racine; Assistant Stage Mgr: Rex Everhart, Cecil Rutherford and Michael Thoma
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson, Lewis Harmon and Jay Russell; Advertising: Fred Golden
Cast
Carl Albertson Inductee
Lt. Gardella
Co-Pilot
Royal Beal General Pollard
Floyd Buckley Pa Stockdale
Maree Dow Rosabelle
Cigarette Girl
A Nurse
Rex Everhart A Colonel
Lt. Abel
Howard Freeman General Bush
Hazen Gifford Lt. Bridges
Pilot
Andy Griffith Will Stockdale
Bill Hinnant Lt. Cover
Navigator
Earle Hyman A Lieutennant
Ray Johnson Classification Corporal
Aide to General Pollard
Edmund Johnston Lt. Baker
Arthur P. Keegan An Infantryman
Inductee
Don Knotts
Broadway debut
Preacher
Corporal, Manual Dexterity
Myron McCormick Sergeant King
Roddy McDowall Ben Whitledge
Robert McQuade Inductee
James Millhollin A Psychiatrist
Wynn Pearce
Broadway debut
Capt. Charles
Inductee
Ed Peck A Captain
Jules Racine Inductee
Air Force Policeman
Cecil Rutherford Inductee
Lt. Kendall
Engineer
Michael Thoma Bus Driver
O. Tolbert-Hewitt Draft Man
A Senator
Robert Webber Irvin Blanchard
Van Williams Inductee
Tony Award®
 1956 Best Featured Actor in a Play [nominee]
Andy Griffith
winner 1956 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Peter Larkin
Theatre World
nominee 1956 Award [recipient]
Andy Griffith