Golden Boy

Drama - Original

Belasco Theatre

  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 4, 1937
  • Closing Date: June 4, 1938
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 250

Playwright: Clifford Odets

Synopsis

Clifford Odets' Golden Boy is the story of Joe Bonaparte, a young, gifted violinist who is torn between pursuing a career in music and earning big money as a prize fighter.

 

Opening Night Cast

Luther Adler Joe Bonaparte
Roman Bohnen Tom Moody
Phoebe Brand Anna
Lee J.  Cobb in Golden Boy Lee J. Cobb Mr. Carp
Morris Carnovsky Mr. Bonaparte
Frances Farmer Lorna Moon
John Garfield Siggie
Elia Kazan in Golden Boy Elia Kazan Eddie Fuseli
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Opening Night Production Credits

Clifford Odets Clifford Odets Writer
  Harold Clurman Director
  Mordecai Gorelik Settings
  The Group Theatre Company Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1937 - 1938

 
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