The Heiress

Drama - Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 8, 1950
  • Closing Date: February 19, 1950
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: Augustus Goetz, Ruth Goetz


Plain Catherine Sloper, who lives a spinster's life with her unloving father and eccentric aunt, is courted by the dashing Morris Townsend, seemingly for love and not for money, in this adaptation of the Henry James novel Washington Square.


Opening Night Cast

Paul Anderson Arthur Townsend
Edna Best Lavinia Penniman
John Dall Morris Townsend
Olive Dunbar Marian Almond
Betty Linley Mrs. Montgomery
Mary McNamee Maria
Margaret Phillips Catherine Sloper
Katharine Raht Elizabeth Almond
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ruth Goetz Writer
  Augustus Goetz Writer
  George Schaefer Staging
  Peter Wolf Scenic Design
  Emeline C. Roche Costume Design
  New York City Theatre Company Producer
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