He Who Gets Slapped

Tragedy - Original

Garrick Theatre (January 09, 1922 - February 11, 1922)
Fulton Theatre (February 13, 1922 - May 20, 1922)
Garrick Theatre (May 22, 1922 - September 30, 1922)
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  • Opening Date: January 9, 1922
  • Closing Date: September 30, 1922
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 308

Playwright: Leonid Andreyev


A brilliant scientist, whose wife cheats on him with his best friend, runs away to join the circus, where he falls for a young rider whose father is desperate to match her up with a rich baron.


Opening Night Cast

Martha-Bryan Allen Angelica
Luigi Belastro Acrobat
Richard Bennett He
John Blair A Gentleman
Louis Calvert Baron Regnard
Charles Cheltenham Usher
Joan Clement A Snake Charmer
Richard Coolidge A Contortionist
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Gregory Zilboorg Adaptation
  Robert Milton Staging
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1921 - 1922

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