The Play's the Thing

Farce - Original

Henry Miller's Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 3, 1926
  • Closing Date: July 30, 1927
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 326

Playwright: Ferenc Molnár


In Ferenc Molnar's farce, a young playwright is distraught when he overhears the actress he loves having an affair with another man. His mentor must convince him that she is only rehearsing a play — and that he must write her a better one.


Opening Night Cast

Claude Allister Mr. Mell
Holbrook Blinn Sandor Turai
Edward Crandall Albert Adam
Hubert Druce Mansky
John Gerard Lackey
Stephen Kendal Lackey
Ralph Nairn Johann Dwornitschek
Catherine Dale Owen Ilona Szabo
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ferenc Molnár Writer
  Holbrook Blinn Director
  W.E. Castle Scenic Design
  Robert Chandler Scenic Design
  Jean Dary Scenic Design
  Charles Frohman, Inc. Producer
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