Once There Was a Russian

Play - Original

Music Box Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 17, 1961
  • Opening Date: February 18, 1961
  • Closing Date: February 18, 1961
  • Previews: 1
  • Performances: 1

Playwright: Sam Spewack


Samuel Spewack's play traces the political and romantic intrigues surrounding John Paul Jones' enlistment by Catherine the Great to recapture Constantinople for Russia.


Opening Night Cast

Tom Brannum Muralov
Roger C. Carmel Pasha
Eric Christmas Admiral Radbury
Steven Frey Soldier
Carol Grace Vera
Louis Guss Baron Razumni
Michael Lewis Prince Nassau Von Siegen
Ryan MacDonald Officer
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Sam Spewack Writer
  Gene Frankel Director
Tony Walton Tony Walton Scenic Design
Tony Walton Tony Walton Costume Design
  Klaus Holm Lighting Design
  Harvey B. Sabinson Press Representative
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