The Petrified Forest

Drama - Original

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 7, 1935
  • Closing Date: June 29, 1935
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 197

Playwright: Robert E. Sherwood

Book: Robert E. Sherwood


A dangerous gangster on the run with his band holds up an Arizona diner full of various characters, including a dying intellectual and a waitress striving for a more cultured life, in Robert E. Sherwood's play.


Opening Night Cast

Leslie Howard Alan Squier
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert E. Sherwood Writer
  Arthur Hopkins Staging
  Raymond Sovey Scenic Design
  Frank Perley Company Manager
  Helen Deutsch Press Representative
  Gilbert Miller Producer
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