Only in America

Play - Original

Cort Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 19, 1959
  • Closing Date: December 12, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 28

Playwright: Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee


Harry Golden, a real-life Jewish writer, moves to South Carolina and charms his Gentile neighbors until his past stint in prison comes back to haunt him, in Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee's adaptation of Golden's book.


Opening Night Cast

Alan Alda in Only in America Alan Alda Telephone Man
David Baker Calvin
Shannon Bolin Kate Golden
Norris Borden Young Man
Flora Campbell Dr. Leota Patterson
Ludwig Donath I. Birnbaum
Don Fellows Bill Drake
Vincent Gardenia in Only in America Vincent Gardenia Chairman
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Opening Night Production Credits

Jerome Lawrence Jerome Lawrence Writer
  Robert E. Lee Writer
  Herman Shumlin Director
  Peter Larkin Scenic Design
  Ruth Morley Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
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