The Royal Family

Comedy - Original

Selwyn Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 28, 1927
  • Closing Date: October 20, 1928
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 345

Playwright: George S. Kaufman, Edna Ferber


In this thinly veiled parody of the Barrymore family circa 1927, a flamboyant theatrical family must cope with the dumbfounding fact that one of them wishes to marry someone outside of show business.


Opening Night Cast

Murray Alper McDermott
Ann Andrews Julie Cavendish
Hubert Courtney Gunga
Orlando Daly Herbert Dean
Jefferson De Angelis Oscar Wolfe
Catherine Calhoun Doucet Kitty Dean
Sylvia Field Gwen Cavendish
Joseph King Gilbert Marshall
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Opening Night Production Credits

Edna Ferber Edna Ferber Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer
  David Burton Director
  Jed Harris Producer
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