Beggar on Horseback

Play - Original

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 12, 1924
  • Closing Date: August 23, 1924
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 223

Playwright: Marc Connelly, George S. Kaufman


An aspiring classical composer is bogged down by odd jobs and nagging in-laws in George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly's comic dissection of the eternal art vs. commerce dilemma.


Opening Night Cast

Edwin Argus Jerry
Marion Ballou Mrs. Cady
Richard Barbee Dr. Albert Rice
George W. Barbier Mr. Cady
Spring Byington Miss Hey
Anne Carpenger Gladys Cady
Joseph Hamilton Caesar
Herbert James Pompey
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Marc Connelly Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer
  Winthrop Ames Producer
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