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Lightnin'   
A Live Wire American Comedy

 
Gaiety Theatre , (8/26/1918 - 8/27/1921)
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Opening Date:Aug 26, 1918   
Closing Date:Aug 27, 1921 Total Performances:1291

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: John Marvin's cabin in Nevada. Office of the Calivada Hotel on the state line between Nevada and California. Superior Court at Reno.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Klaw & Erlanger; Theatre Leased by Forsix Theatre Company (Charles Burnham, Manager)
Produced by John Golden
Written by Winchell Smith and Frank Bacon
Miss Oaker's costumes made by Henri Bendel, Inc.
General Manager: Edward G. Cooke
Stage Manager: P.E. McCoy
Cast
Frank Bacon Lightnin' Bill Jones
Bessie Bacon Mrs. Harper
E. J. Blunkall Everett Hammond
Sidney Coburn Teddy Peters
Sam Coit Nevin Blodgett
Fred Conklin Liveryman
Harry Davenport Rodney Harper
Mary Duryea Mrs. Brainerd
William F. Granger Walter Lennon
Frances Kennan Mrs. Starr
James C. Lane Hotel Clerk
Thomas MacLarnie Lemuel Townsend
Beth Martin Freda
Ralph Morgan John Marvin
Beatrice Nichols Mildred Buckley
Jane Oaker Margaret Davis
Minnie Palmer Mrs. Jordan
Jessie E. Pringle Mrs. Jones
Phyllis Rankin Mrs. Moore
George Spelvin Zeb Crothers
Paul Stanton Raymond Thomas
Helen Story Mrs. Brewer
George Thompson Oscar Nelson
Ruth Towle Mrs. Corshall
Sue Wilson Emily Jarvis