Protective Custody

Play - Original

Ambassador Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 28, 1956
  • Closing Date: December 29, 1956
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 3

Playwright: Howard Richardson, William Berney


A female American reporter is imprisoned in Eastern Europe on a trumped up charge, only to be released some years later having converted to Communism.


Opening Night Cast

Oliver K. Berg Robert Fuller
Olga Bielinska Helen Merrick
Thayer David Dr. Wilhelm Steidl
Faye Emerson Dolly Barnes
Mitchell Erickson Second Attendant
Barbara Lester A Nun
Fritz Weaver in Protective Custody Fritz Weaver Marc Bradley
Howard Wierum First Attendant
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Howard Richardson Writer
  William Berney Writer
  Herbert Berghof Director
  Peter Larkin Scenic Design
  Peter Larkin Costume Design
  Lee Watson Lighting Design
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