The Cat and the Canary

Drama - Original

National Theatre (February 07, 1922 - December 02, 1922)
National Theatre (April 23, 1923 - May 26, 1923)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 7, 1922
  • Closing Date: May 26, 1923
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 389

Playwright: John Willard


The Cat and the Canary played 349 performances from Feb. 7, 1922 to Dec. 2, 1922. It later played a return engagement of 40 performances from Apr. 23, 1923 to May 26, 1923.


Opening Night Cast

Florence Eldridge Annabelle West
Edmund Elton Hendricks
Beth Franklin Susan Sillsby
Blanche Friderici "Mammy" Pleasant
Henry Hull Paul Jones
Percy Moore Roger Crosby
Harry D. Southard Patterson
Jane Warrington Cicely Young
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Opening Night Production Credits

  John Willard Writer
  Ira Hards Staging
  Ashmead Scott Scenic Design
  Kilbourn Gordon Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1921 - 1922

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