The Alchemist

- Revival

City Center

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: May 6, 1948
  • Closing Date: May 16, 1948
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 14

Playwright: Ben Jonson


A London gentleman must flee temporarily to the country to escape the plague. He leaves his townhouse in the care of his butler, who uses it to carry out illicit acts with a con-man and prostitute, in Ben Jonson's 1610 comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Robert Busch Neighbor
Mack Busch Neighbor
Stanley Carlson Cook
1st Officer
Robert Carroll Pertinax Surly
Leonardo Cimino 2nd Officer
George Coulouris Subtle
José Ferrer Jeremy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ben Jonson Writer
  Deems Taylor Music
  Morton Da Costa Staging
  Herbert Brodkin Scenic Design
  Emeline C. Roche Costume Design
  Herbert Brodkin Lighting Design
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