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Henry Miller's Theatre , (12/29/1959 - 6/01/1960)
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Opening Date:Dec 29, 1959   
Closing Date:Jun 01, 1960 Total Performances:179

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A play in two acts
Setting: The United States Court of Claims, Washington, D.C. (This Courtroom was "borrowed" by The Military Commission to provide, in this unusual instance, space for the public.) August, 1865.


Production Staff
Henry Miller's Theatre General Manager: George Banyai
Produced by William Darrid, Eleanore Saidenberg and Daniel Hollywood
Written by Saul Levitt; Incidental music by Henry Nemo; Lyrics by Henry Nemo
Directed by Josť Ferrer
Scenic Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Lighting Design by Will Steven Armstrong; Assistant to the Designer: Peter Wingate
General Manager: Irving Cooper
Production Stage Manager: Morty Halpern; Stage Manager: Julian Barry
Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Ben Washer; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Assistant to the Director: Vincent Donahue; Assistant to the Producer: Shirley Farmer
Cast
Herbert Berghof Henry Wirz
The Defendant
Albert Dekker Otis H. Baker
The Defense Counsel
George C. Scott Lt. Col. N. P. Chipman
The Judge Advocate
Robert Carroll Lt. Col. Chandler
Robert Gerringer Jasper Culver
Russell Hardie General Lew Wallace
President of the Court
Ian Keith Dr. John C. Bates
James Arenton Louis Schade
Assistant Defense Counse
Robert Burr Lieutenant
Clerk of the Court
Clifford Carpenter General Mott
Assisting Judge
Robert Downey Union Soldier
Lou Frizzell Union Soldier
Taylor Graves General Thomas
Assisting Judge
James Greene James H. Davidson
Al Henderson Captain Williams
Douglas Herrick Dr. C. M. Ford
Prison Surgeon
William Hussung General Ballier
Assisting Judge
John Leslie General Geary
Assisting Judge
Robert Mayer Newspaperman
Freeman Meskimen Colonel Stibbs
Assisting Judge
Moultrie Patten Ambrose Spencer
Owen Pavitt General Fessenden
Assisting Judge
Richard Poston Newspaperman
William Scharf Newspaperman
Archie Smith Colonel Allcock
Assisting Judge
Frank Sutton George W. Gray
Martin West Union Soldier
Howard Wierum Major D. Hosmer
Assistant Judge Advocate
Understudies: Robert Burr (Lt. Col. N. P. Chipman), Clifford Carpenter (Dr. C. M. Ford), Lou Frizzell (Jasper Culver), Al Henderson (George W. Gray), William Hussung (Otis H. Baker), John Leslie (Dr. John C. Bates), Freeman Meskimen (Captain Williams), Owen Pavitt (General Lew Wallace), Richard Poston (Louis Schade, Lt. Col. Chandler), Reuben Singer (Henry Wirz) and Archie Smith (James H. Davidson)
Tony Award®
 1960 Best Actor in Play [nominee]
George C. Scott