Born Yesterday. Comedy. Written by Garson Kanin. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager
. Costume Design by Ruth Kanin. Assistant Scenic Design: Charles Elson
. Directed by Garson Kanin
. Lyceum Theatre (moved to The Henry Miller's Theatre from 9 Nov 1948- close): 4 Feb 1946- 31 Dec 1949 (1642 performances). Cast: Paul Douglas
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Greed, I suppose, took me to Hollywood. I was floating around Broadway as an assistant to George Abbott
, the celebrated playwright, director, producer, and sometimes actor - a marvelous man! I think that the base of what I know as comedy and the construction of comedy, I owe to my apprenticeship to George Abbott.
MGM announced it was going to produce an original Kanin feature comedy called "Roses Are Blue" during its 40th-anniversary celebration. The project, along with numerous others, was quietly shelved in 1965, a casualty of studio cutbacks.