Beggar on Horseback

Play - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: May 14, 1970
  • Closing Date: June 27, 1970
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 52

Playwright: Marc Connelly, George S. Kaufman


An aspiring classical composer is bogged down by odd jobs and nagging in-laws in George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's comic dissection of the eternal art vs. commerce dilemma.


Opening Night Cast

Cherry Davis Gladys Cady
Leonard Frey Neil McRae
Les "Bubba" Gaines Jerry
Jay Garner Mr. Cady
Tresa Hughes Mrs. Cady
William Biff  McGuire in Beggar on Horseback William Biff McGuire Dr. Albert Rice
Robert Phalen Homer Cady
Susan Watson in Beggar on Horseback Susan Watson Cynthia Mason
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Marc Connelly Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer
  John Hirsch Director
  Marvin Gordon Movement Sequences
  Michael Annals Scenic Design
  Michael Annals Costume Design
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