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Jane Eyre   

Belasco Theatre, (5/01/1958 - 6/14/1958)
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Opening Date: May 01, 1958    
Closing Date: Jun 14, 1958 Total Performances: 52

Category: Play, Romance, Original, Broadway
Description: A drama in three acts and five scenes
Setting: Thornfield Hall, in Millcote, England, during the early part of the nineteenth century.

Production Staff
Produced by Courtney Burr; Produced in association with Sterling Productions
Written by Huntington Hartford; Based on the novel by Charlotte Brontë; Music arranged by Lehman Engel
Directed by Demetrios Vilan
Scenic Design by Ben Edwards; Costume Design by Motley and Frank Spencer; Assistant to Mr. Edwards: Richard Burns and Richard Mason
Company Manager: Edward Choate; Business Manager: Richard E. French
Stage Manager: Charles Durand, Bob Paschall and Tom McDermott
Press Representative: George Ross and Madi Blitzstein
Eric PortmanEdward Rochester
Master of Thornfield
Jan BrooksJane Eyre
a governess
Blanche YurkaMrs. Fairfax
the housekeeper
Francis ComptonGregory
Adrian FoleyLord Ingram
her son
Carol HebaldLeah
a servant
Norah HowardLady Ingram
Adelaide KleinGrace Poole
Iola LynnHon. Blanche Ingram
her daughter
John MalcolmBriggs
Tom McDermottGuest
Richard NichollsMr. Green
Nick RichardsGuest
Dorothy ScottGuest
Frank SilveraRichard Mason
a gentleman from Jamaica
George SpelvinColonel Dent
Ann StanwellMiss Wood
Susan TowersAdele Varens
Mr. Rochester's ward
Jane WhiteBertha
Douglas WoodReverend Wood
Understudies: Adelaide Klein (Mrs. Fairfax), John Malcolm (Edward Rochester), Tom McDermott (Lord Ingram, Richard Mason), Richard Nicholls (Gregory), Dorothy Scott (Grace Poole) and Ann Stanwell (Jane Eyre)
Tony Award®
 1959 Best Scenic Design [nominee] 
  Ben Edwards