Old Acquaintance

Comedy - Original

Morosco Theatre (December 23, 1940 - April 06, 1941)
Broadhurst Theatre (April 08, 1941 - May 17, 1941)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 23, 1940
  • Closing Date: May 17, 1941
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 170

Playwright: John Van Druten


Two childhood friends have grown into successful authors — one a critical darling and the other a prolific bestseller. When they reunite as adults, their simmering professional jealousy tests the boundaries of friendship and manners.


Opening Night Cast

Jane Cowl Katherine Markham
Peggy Wood Mildred Watson Drake
Kent Smith Rudd Kendall
Anna Franklin Sabrina
Hunter Gardner Preston Drake
Adele Longmire Deirdre Drake
Edna West Susan
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Van Druten Writer
  Auriol Lee Staging
  Richard Whorf Scenic Design
  Forrest C. Haring General Manager
  John H. Del Bondio Business Manager
  Tom Weatherly Press Representative
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