Truckline Cafe

Play - Original

Belasco Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 27, 1946
  • Closing Date: March 9, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 13

Playwright: Maxwell Anderson


Two married couples in a California highway diner cope with the changes in their relationships caused by World War II, in Maxwell Anderson's play.


Opening Night Cast

Louis A. Florence Matt
Marlon Brando in Truckline Cafe Marlon Brando Sage McRae
Irene Dailey Angie
Joann Dolan Evvie Garrett
Leila Ernst Sissie
Virginia Gilmore Anne
Karl Malden in Truckline Cafe Karl Malden Stag
David Manners Wing Commander Hern
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Maxwell Anderson Writer
  Harold Clurman Director
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
  Millia Davenport Costume Design
  Harold Clurman Producer
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan Producer
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1946 Theatre World Award Marlon Brando Winner
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