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The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940   

Longacre Theatre, (4/06/1987 - 8/01/1987)
First Preview: Apr 01, 1987 Total Previews: 6
Opening Date: Apr 06, 1987    
Closing Date: Aug 01, 1987 Total Performances: 136

Category: Play, Comedy, Melodrama, Original, Broadway
Setting: An estate in Chappaqua, New York. The time is December 1940. When the play opens, it is midnight...naturally.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Bill Wildin
Originally produced by The Circle Repertory Company
Written by John Bishop; Incidental music by Ted Simons
Directed by John Bishop
Scenic Design by David Potts; Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser; Lighting Design by Jeff Davis; Sound Design by Chuck London Media and Stewart Werner; Hair Design by James Sarzoti; Make-Up Design by James Sarzoti
General Manager: George Elmer Productions, Ltd.
Production Stage Manager: Fred Reinglas; Stage Manager: Leslie Loeb; Technical Supervisor: Technical Theater Services, Ltd.; Special Production Advisor: Jody Boese; Electrical Supervisor: Brian Lynch
General Press Representative: Jeffrey Richards Associates; Dramaturg: Joe Mathewson; Dialect Coach: Curt Vogelsang; Photographer: Martha Swope and Carol Rosegg
Michael AyrKen de la Maize
Dorothy Cantwell
Broadway debut
Nikki Crandall
Willie C. CarpenterMichael Kelly
Kelly ConnellEddie McCuen
Pamela DunlapMarjorie Baverstock
Ruby HolbrookElsa von Grossenknueten
Lily KnightHelsa Wenzel
Bobo LewisBernice Roth
Richard SeffRoger Hopewell
Nicholas WymanPatrick O'Reilly
Understudies: Susan Bruce (Helsa Wenzel, Nikki Crandall), Mark Enis (Eddie McCuen, Michael Kelly), Matthew Gottlieb (Ken de la Maize, Patrick O'Reilly, Roger Hopewell) and Elizabeth Perry (Bernice Roth, Elsa von Grossenknueten, Marjorie Baverstock)