Park Avenue

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 4, 1946
  • Closing Date: January 4, 1947
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 72

Lyrics: Ira Gershwin

Music: Arthur Schwartz

Book: George S. Kaufman, Nunnally Johnson


The multiple marriages and divorces of the Park Avenue set cause a young couple to rethink their own wedding plans in musical adaptation of Nunnally Johnson's short story "Holy Matrimony."


Opening Night Cast

Dorothy Bird Mrs. Laura Woods
Robert Chisholm Charles Crowell
Leonora Corbett Mrs. Sybil Bennett
Martha Errolle Mrs. Elsa Crowell
Virginia Gordon Carole Benswanger
Joan Mann Mrs. Beverly Meredith
Arthur Margetson Ogden Bennett
Ruth Matteson Mrs. Myra Fox
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Nunnally Johnson Book
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Book
  Arthur Schwartz Music
Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin Lyrics
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Staging
  Helen Tamiris Choreographer
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