The Constant Wife

Comedy - Revival

National Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 8, 1951
  • Closing Date: April 5, 1952
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 138

Playwright: W. Somerset Maugham


W. Somerset Maugham's 1926 comedy of marital manners focuses on a cuckolded Constance Middleton, who pretends not to know her doctor husband is playing doctor with her best friend — until that friend's jealous husband confronts her.


Opening Night Cast

Brian Aherne John Middleton, F.R.C.S.
Katharine Cornell Constance Middleton
John Emery Bernard Kersal
Grace George Mrs. Culver
Claude Horton Mortimer Durham
Eva Leonard-Boyne Barbara Fawcett
Nan Martin Marie-Louise Durham
Gertrude Musgrove Martha Culver
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Opening Night Production Credits

W. Somerset Maugham W. Somerset Maugham Writer
  Guthrie McClintic Staging
  Donald Oenslager Scenic Design
  Katharine Cornell Producer
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