They Knew What They Wanted

Comedy - Revival

Music Box Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 16, 1949
  • Closing Date: April 9, 1949
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 61

Playwright: Sidney Howard


An aging Italian vineyard owner in California proposes to a waitress via letter, sending her a picture of his handsome hired hand. Romantic and emotional complications ensue when she agrees to marry and live with the Italian in Sidney Howard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.


Opening Night Cast

Paul Muni Tony
Carol Stone Amy
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Sidney Howard Writer
  Robert Perry Director
  Frederick Fox Scenic Design
  Frederick Fox Lighting Design
  Charles Stewart General Manager
  Bernard Simon Press Representative
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