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The Desk Set   

 
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 Booth Bunny Watson
Dorothy Blackburn Peg Costello
Frank Milan Abe Cutler
Clarice Blackburn Sadel Meyer
Wayne Carson A Reporter
Harry Ellerbe The Man in Shirt-sleeves
Anne-Marie Gayer Ruthie Saylor
Mary Gildea The Lady in the Blue Suit
Louis Gossett Kenny
Sterling Jensen Photographer
Doris Roberts Miss Rumple
Frank Roberts Mr. Bennett
Byron Sanders Richard Sumner
Mike Steen Elsa's Friend
Joyce Van Patten Elsa
Elizabeth Wilson Miss Warriner