The Front Page

Comedy - Original

Times Square Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: August 14, 1928
  • Closing Date: April 13, 1929
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 276

Playwright: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur

Synopsis

A managing editor of a Chicago newspaper fights to keep his star reporter on the story of a condemned anarchist's jailbreak, when the reporter is ready to quit and get married.

 

Opening Night Cast

Walter Baldwin Bensinger
George Barbier The Mayor
Violet Barney Mrs. Schlosser
Eduardo Ciannelli Diamond Louis
Frank Conlan Mr. Pincus
Claude Cooper Sheriff Hartman
Jessie Crommette Mrs. Grant
Matthew Crowley Carl
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ben Hecht Writer
  Charles MacArthur Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Staging
  Raymond Sovey Scenic Design
  Whitsker Ray General Manager
  Richard Maney Press Representative
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