Play - Original

Henry Miller's Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 3, 1943
  • Closing Date: April 1, 1944
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 377

Playwright: Colin Clements, Florence Ryerson


Harriet Beecher marries Professor Calvin Stowe and begins writing to escape her overbearing family. She finds fame, wealth, and a cause with her anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.


Opening Night Cast

Helen Hayes in Harriet Helen Hayes Harriet Beecher Stowe
Edmund Abel Young Freddie Stowe
Seth Arnold Jerusha Pantry
Philippa Bevans Jane
Helen Carew Mrs. Hobbes
Harrison Dowd Mr. Tuttle
Hugh Franklin Charles Beecher
Victor Franz Mr. Wycherly
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Florence Ryerson Writer
  Colin Clements Writer
Elia Kazan Elia Kazan Staging
  Lemuel Ayers Scenic Design
  Aline Bernstein Costume Design
  Harry Fleischman General Manager
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