(from the play by - as Elmer L. Rice)
Co-produced "The Smile of the World" on Broadway. Written / directed by Garson Kanin
. Scenic / Lighting Design by Donald Oenslager
. Costume Design by Forrest Thayer and Mainbocher. Lyceum Theatre: 12 Jan 1949-15 Jan 1949 (5 performances). Cast: Ossie Davis
(as "Stewart"), Ruby Dee
(as "Evelyn"), Elizabeth Dewing (as "Mrs. Boros...
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Elmer L. Rice
Did You Know?
Much filmed Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright. A former legal student, he hit the big time with his first play "On Trial", which made him $100,000. He is best known, however, for the satirical "The Adding Machine" (which he wrote in seventeen days) and the urban chronicle "Street Scene".