Dear Ruth

Play - Revival

Henry Miller's Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 13, 1944
  • Closing Date: July 27, 1946
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 680

Playwright: Norman Krasna


A teenage girl has a pen-pal romance with a soldier during World War II, signing her older sister's name to the letters and sending him a picture of the sister, who is forced to play along when the soldier shows up on a two-day leave eager to propose.


Opening Night Cast

Kay Coulter Martha Seawright
John Dall Lt. William Seawright
Peter Dunn Harold Kobbermeyer
Virginia Gilmore Ruth Wilkins
Lenore Lonergan Miriam Wilkins
Richard McCracken Sgt. Chuck Vincent
Pauline Myers Dora
Phyllis Povah Mrs. Edith Wilkins
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Opening Night Production Credits

Norman Krasna Norman Krasna Writer
Moss Hart Moss Hart Director
  Frederick Fox Scenic Design
  Bianca Stroock Costume Supervisor
  Al Goldin General Manager
  Michel Mok Press Representative
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