The 49th Cousin

Play - Original

Ambassador Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 26, 1960
  • Opening Date: October 27, 1960
  • Closing Date: January 21, 1961
  • Previews: 2
  • Performances: 100

Playwright: Florence Lowe, Caroline Francke


Isaac Lowe, a tyrannical and snobbish German Jewish man, nearly destroys the synagogue he founded and his relationships with his three daughters before seeing the error of his ways, in this comedy co-written by the real Lowe's granddaughter, Florence Lowe.


Opening Night Cast

John Boruff Rabbi Ansbacher
Evans Evans Carrie Lowe
Gerald Hiken Moishe (Morris) Golub
David Kurlan Mr. Kronfeld
Alfred Leberfeld Mr. Miller
Eli Mintz Simon Lowe
Martha Scott Fanny Lowe
Menasha Skulnik Issac Lowe
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Florence Lowe Writer
  Caroline Francke Writer
  Jack Smight Director
  Stewart Chaney Scenic Design
  Gene Coffin Costume Design
  Stewart Chaney Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1960 - 1961

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