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  • (1958) Stage Play: The Pleasure of His Company. Comedy. Written by Samuel A. Taylor. Written in collaboration with Cornelia Otis Skinner [final Broadway credit]. Production Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume Design by Edith Head. Directed by Cyril Ritchard. Longacre Theatre (moved to The Music Box Theatre from 15 Jun 1959- close): 22 Oct 1958- 21 Nov 1959 (474 performances). Cast: Cyril Ritchard (as "Biddeford Poole"), Charles Ruggles (as "Mackenzie Savage"), Cornelia Otis Skinner (as "Katharine Dougherty"), Walter Abel (as "Jim Dougherty"), Dolores Hart (as "Jessica Poole") [Nominated for Tony Award as Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Musical], George Peppard (as "Roger Henderson") [final Broadway role], Jerry Fujikawa (as "Toy"). Understudies: Jeff Killion (as "Roger Henderson/Toy"), Melville Ruick (as "Jim Dougherty/Mackenzie Savage"), Sandy Smith (as "Jessica Poole"), Ann Summers (as "Katharine Dougherty") and Patrick Waddington (as "Biddeford Poole"). Replacement actors [during Longacre Theatre run]: Charles Robinson (as "Roger Henderson"). [During Music Box Theatre run]: None. Produced by Frederick Brisson and The Playwrights' Company (Maxwell Anderson, S.N. Behrman, Elmer Rice, Robert E. Sherwood, Sidney Howard). Notes: (1) Filmed by Perlsea Productions [distributed by Paramount Pictures] as The Pleasure of His Company (1961). (2) Music Box Theatre Owned and operated by Irving Berlin who had no direct involvement in production.

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