The Voice of the Turtle

Comedy - Original

Morosco Theatre (December 08, 1943 - October 13, 1947)
Martin Beck Theatre (October 15, 1947 - November 22, 1947)
Hudson Theatre (November 25, 1947 - January 03, 1948)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 8, 1943
  • Closing Date: January 3, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 1557

Playwright: John Van Druten


A young actress is forced to entertain a soldier for the evening when her friend, who was supposed to do so, cancels. The passion of the moment leads to a sexual encounter and love blooms, in John Van Druten's play.


Opening Night Cast

Elliott Nugent Bill Page
Margaret Sullavan Sally Middleton
Audrey Christie Olive Lashbrooke
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Van Druten Writer
  John Van Druten Staging
  Stewart Chaney Scenic Design
  Bianca Stroock Costume Supervisor
  William Richardson Lighting Design
  Samuel H. Schwartz General Manager
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