Twentieth Century

Comedy - Original

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 29, 1932
  • Closing Date: May 20, 1933
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 152

Playwright: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur


A struggling Broadway producer tries to get a former lover, now a Hollywood star, to sign a contract to star in his latest (and as yet un-conceived) play as they travel on the luxury train Twentieth Century Limited from Chicago to New York.


Opening Night Cast

Matt Briggs Oliver Webb
Florence Edney Sadie
William Frawley Owen O'Malley
Etienne Girardot Matthew Clark
Moffat Johnston Oscar Jaffe
Eugenie Leontovich Lily Garland
Dennie Moore Anita Highland
Roy Roberts George Smith
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ben Hecht Writer
  Charles MacArthur Writer
George Abbott George Abbott Staging
  Cirker & Robbins Scenic Design
  Carl Fisher Company Manager
  Richard Maney Press Representative
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