The Country Wife

- Revival

Henry Miller's Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 1, 1936
  • Closing Date: February 13, 1937
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 88

Playwright: William Wycherley


The cad Horner pretends to be impotent to seduce the married women of London, and he finds the naïve Margery Pinchwife, visiting from the country, particularly besotted with him in William Wycherley's Restoration comedy.


Opening Night Cast

Stephen Ker Appleby Mr. Dorilant
Edith Atwater Mrs. Dainty Fidget
Violet Besson Old Lady Squeamish
Irene Brown My Lady Fidget
George Carr A Quack
Louis Dayton Parson
Ruth Gordon Mrs. Margery Pinchwife
George Graham Sir Jasper Fidget
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Wycherley Writer
  Gilbert Miller Staging
  Oliver Messel Scenic Design
  Gilbert Miller Producer
Helen Hayes Helen Hayes Associated Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1936 - 1937

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