The Royal Family

Comedy - Revival

City Center

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  • Opening Date: January 10, 1951
  • Closing Date: January 21, 1951
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 15

Playwright: George S. Kaufman, Edna Ferber


In this thinly veiled parody of the Barrymore family circa 1927, a flamboyant theatrical family must cope with the dumbfounding fact that one of them wishes to marry someone outside of show business.


Opening Night Cast

Olive Blakeney Kitty Dean
J. Edward Bromberg Oscar Wolfe
Ossie Davis Jo
Evelyn Ellis Della
John Emery Tony Cavendish
Chris Gampel Gunga
Peggy Ann Garner Gwen Cavendish
Ethel Griffies Fanny Cavendish
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Opening Night Production Credits

George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer
Edna Ferber Edna Ferber Writer
  Richard Whorf Staging
  Ben Edwards Scenic Design
  Emeline C. Roche Costume Design
  George Schaefer Executive Producer
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