Crime and Punishment

Drama - Original

Biltmore Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 22, 1935
  • Closing Date: February 1, 1935
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 15

Playwright: Fyodor Mikhaylovitch Dostoyevsky


A poor Russian man plans to kill an unscrupulous pawnbroker and use her money to do good deeds to counteract his crime, believing he is justified in the murder because of his admirable goals, in this adaptation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel.


Opening Night Cast

Lee J.  Cobb in Crime and Punishment Lee J. Cobb Saloonkeeper
Thomas Coffin Cooke Porphyry
Morgan Farley Rodion Romanitch Raskolnikoff
Babette Feist Madame Margot
Robert Finch Clerk
Edward Forbes Loushin
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Fyodor Mikhaylovitch Dostoyevsky Writer
  Sonia Gordon Brown Translator
  Victor Wolfson Staging
Irene Sharaff Irene Sharaff Scenic Designer
  Victor Wolfson Producer
  Sherry Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1934 - 1935

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