Heartbreak House

Comedy - Revival

Mercury Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 29, 1938
  • Closing Date: June 11, 1938
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 48

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


On the eve of World War I, unlikely romantic encounters occur during a most unusual country weekend.


Opening Night Cast

Mady Christians Hesione Hushabye
George Coulouris Boss Mangan
Geraldine Fitzgerald Ellie Dunn
Brenda Forbes Nurse Guinness
John Hoyt Randall Utterword
Phyllis Joyce Randall Utterword
Vincent Price in Heartbreak House Vincent Price Hector Hushabye
Orson Welles in Heartbreak House Orson Welles Captain Shotover
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
Orson Welles Orson Welles Director
  John Koenig Scenic Design
  Millia Davenport Costume Design
Orson Welles Orson Welles Producer
  John Houseman Producer
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