The Play's the Thing

Farce - Revival

Booth Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 28, 1948
  • Closing Date: December 18, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 244

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

Louis Calhern Sandor Turai
Faye Emerson Ilona Szabo
Arthur Margetson Almady
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ferenc Molnár Writer
  Gilbert Miller Director
  Oliver Messel Scenic Design
  Castillo Costume Design
  Ralph Alswang Lighting Design
  D'Arcy Miller Company Manager
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