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  • My Sister Eileen (1940). Comedy. Written by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov; based on a story by Ruth McKenney. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Biltmore Theatre (moved to The Martin Beck Theatre from Aug 4 1942 to 21 Nov 1942 then moved to The Ritz Theatre from 23 Nov 1942 to 13 Dec 1942 then moved to The Broadway Theatre from 13 Dec 1942 to close): 26 Dec 1940- 16 Jan 1943 (864 performances). As "Future Admiral." Cast: Shirley Booth, Effie Afton, Michael Ames, Alan Brixey, Morris Carnovsky, George Cotton, Tom Dillon, Donald Foster, Eda Heinemann, Gordon Jones, Joseph Kallini, Peter Knego, Bruce MacFarlane, Charles Martin, William Post Jr., Richard Quine, Helen Ray, Eric Roberts, Mel Roberts, Jo Ann Sayers, Paul Seymour, Benson Spring, Joan Tompkins, Robert White. Replacement actors included: Henry Jones, Max Showalter, Sheila Trent. Produced by Max Gordon. Note: Produced on a shoestring budget, this became one of the most profitable productions ever staged on Broadway up until that time.
  • Quiet, Please! (1940). Written by F. Hugh Herbert and Hans Kraly. Directed by Russell Fillmore. Guild Theatre: 8 Nov 1940- 21 Nov 1940 (16 performances). As "Tony." Cast included: Arthur Hughes, Anthony Kemble-Cooper, Hermann Leib, Ann Mason, Charles McLelland, Bruce McFarlane, Fred F. Sears, Jane Wyatt, Trude Wyler. Produced by Jesse L. Lasky and Henry Duffy.
  • Soliloquy (1938). Drama. Written by Victor Victor. Directed by Eugene Schulz-Breiden. Empire Theatre: 28 Nov 1938- Nov 1938 (closing date unknown/2 performances). As "Turnkey" and "Stenographer." Cast included: Joan Blair, Edward Broadley, Clarence Derwent. Produced by Henry Weissman.
  • The Eternal Road (1937). Musical. Material by Franz Werfel, as adapted by William A. Drake from a translation Ludwig Lewishohn. Music by Kurt Weill. Scenic design and costume design by Norman Bel Geddes. Directed by Max Reinhardt. Manhattan Opera House: 7 Jan 1937- 15 May 1937 (153 performances). As "A Hebrew Slave." Cast included: Charles Adler, Maia Airoff, Herbert Alani, Antionette Allen, Louise Allen, Leslie Austen, Nelson Barclift, Fred Barrie, Michael Bataeff, Robert Bentley, Abner Biberman, Thomas Chalmers, Al Clifford, Noel Cravat, Ben Cutler, Henry Day, Roger De Koven, Lotte Lenya, Paul Leon, Baruch Lumet, Sidney Lumet. Produced by Meyer W. Weisgal and Crosby Gaige.

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