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Biltmore Theatre , (4/13/1938 - 7/08/1939)
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Opening Date:Apr 13, 1938   
Closing Date:Jul 08, 1939 Total Performances:538

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: The principal's office of Central High School.

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Bernard Klawans
Produced by George Abbott
Written by Clifford Goldsmith
Directed by George Abbott
Scenic Design by Cirker & Robbins
Business Manager: Carl Fisher
Stage Manager: George W. Smith
Production Assistant: Ezra Stone; Press Representative: Barclay McCarty
Joyce Arling Miss Wheeler
Ralph Bell Student
Eddie Bracken Bill
Jack Byrne Mr. Ferguson
James Corner George Bigelow
Betty Field Barbara Pearson
Blaine Fillmore Student
Vaughan Glaser Mr. Bradley
Teresa Keane Student
Marguerite Lodge Student
Kay Loring Miss Johnson
Ruth Matteson Miss Shea
Butterfly McQueen Mary
William Mendrek Mr. Patterson
Mitzi Miller Student
Daniel Ocko Mr. Vecchitto
Lea Penman Mrs. Aldrich
Arthur Pierson Mr. Nelson
Elena Salvatore Gertie
Ezra Stone Henry Aldrich
Maidel Turner Miss Eggleston
Isla Vaile Student
Edith Van Cleve Miss Pike