The Play's the Thing

Farce - Revival

Bijou Theatre

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  • First Preview: April 25, 1973
  • Opening Date: May 7, 1973
  • Closing Date: May 26, 1973
  • Previews: 14
  • Performances: 23

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

Philip Campanella Mr. Mell
Humphrey Davis Mansky
David Dukes Albert Adam
Neil Flanagan Almady
Hugh Franklin Sandor Turai
Elizabeth Owens Ilona Szabo
Fred Stuthman Johann Dwornitschek
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ferenc Molnár Writer
Gene Feist Gene Feist Director
  Holmes Easley Scenic Design
  Mimi Maxmen Costume Design
  Richard Winkler Lighting Design
  Robert J. Gibson Producer
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