Johnny Johnson

Comedy - Original

44th Street Theatre

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  • Opening Date: November 19, 1936
  • Closing Date: January 16, 1937
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 68

Music: Kurt Weill

Playwright: Paul Green


A peaceful American stonecutter retains his idealism in the face of World War I horrors in Kurt Weill and Paul Green's anti-war musical.


Opening Night Cast

Luther Adler Brother Henry
Belgian Major-General
English Sergeant
Peter Ainsley Soldier
Katherine Allen Dr. Mahodan's Secretary
James Blake Soldier
Roman Bohnen Brother Claude
American Commander-in-Chief
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Paul Green Writer
Kurt Weill Kurt Weill Music
  Donald Oenslager Scenic Design
  Paul Du Pont Costume Design
  Philip Adler Business Manager
  Emmanuel Eisenberg Press Representative
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New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1937 Best American Play Paul Green Nominee
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