Diary of a Scoundrel

Comedy - Revival

Phoenix Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 4, 1956
  • Closing Date: November 25, 1956
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 25

Playwright: Rodney Ackland


A 19th-century Russian scoundrel must scheme his way out of his meager life in a small apartment through a rich marriage and a prestigious job that requires virtually no work, in Rodney Ackland's adaptation of Alexander Ostrovsky's novel The Russian.


Opening Night Cast

Zohra Alton Mashenka
Josephine Brown Madame Babakina
Robert Culp Ivan Gorodoulin
Howard Da Silva Neel Fedoseitch Mamaev
Peter Falk Mamaev's Servant
Eugene Firsow Pilgrim
Margaret Hamilton in Diary of a Scoundrel Margaret Hamilton Madame Kleopatra Mamaeva
Mike Kellin General Anton Kroutitsky
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Alan Cooke Director
  Klaus Holm Scenic Design
  Alvin Colt Costume Design
  Klaus Holm Lighting Design
  Carl Fisher General Manager
  Ben Kornzweig Press Associate
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