Once in a Lifetime

Comedy - Original

Music Box Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: September 24, 1930
  • Closing Date: September 5, 1931
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 406

Playwright: George S. Kaufman, Moss Hart


A down-on-their-luck vaudeville trio goes to Hollywood shortly after the talking-pictures revolution to make their fortunes, and end up posing as vocal coaches for a major producer.


Opening Night Cast

Frances E. Brandt Mrs. Walker
Spring Byington Helen Hobart
Louis Cruger Weisskopf
Janet Currie Phyllis Fontaine
Jean Dixon May Daniels
Walter Dreher Rudolph Kammerling
Marie Ferguson Miss Fontaine's Maid
Eugenie Frontai Florabel Leigh
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Opening Night Production Credits

Moss Hart Moss Hart Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Staging
  Cirker & Robbins Scenic Design
  William G. Norton Company Manager
  John Peter Toohey General Press Representative
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1930 - 1931

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