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Broadhurst Theatre, (10/24/1955 - 7/07/1956)
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Opening Date: Oct 24, 1955    
Closing Date: Jul 07, 1956 Total Performances: 297

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Description: A comedy in three acts
Setting: The Reference Department of a large radio and television broadcasting company in mid-town Manhattan.



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr
Written by William Marchant
Directed by Joseph Fields
Scenic Design by George Jenkins; Lighting Design by George Jenkins; Hair Stylist: Ronald De Mann
Company Manager: Ben Stein
Production Manager: Robert Linden; Assistant Stage Mgr: Wayne Carson and Doris Roberts
Press Representative: Maxine Keith; Advertising: Fred Golden; Assistant to the Producers: Charles Summers
Cast
Shirley BoothBunny Watson
Dorothy BlackburnPeg Costello
Frank MilanAbe Cutler
Clarice BlackburnSadel Meyer
Wayne CarsonA Reporter
Harry EllerbeThe Man in Shirt-sleeves
Anne-Marie GayerRuthie Saylor
Mary GildeaThe Lady in the Blue Suit
Louis GossettKenny
Sterling JensenPhotographer
Doris RobertsMiss Rumple
Frank RobertsMr. Bennett
Byron SandersRichard Sumner
Mike SteenElsa's Friend
Joyce Van PattenElsa
Elizabeth WilsonMiss Warriner