Comedy - Original

Cort Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 9, 1959
  • Closing Date: October 10, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 3

Playwright: Marcel Aymé


A man learns that he can change his mother into a canary during the full moon, leading his family to deal with the practicalities of the situation, in Marcel Ayme's comic fantasy.


Opening Night Cast

William H. Bassett Detective Grindet
Joseph Buloff Detective Inspector Petrov
Wally Cox Valentine
Rex Everhart in Moonbirds Rex Everhart Mr. Perisson
William Hickey Etienne Perisson
Michael Hordern Alexander Chabert
Nick Hyams Hermelin
Arthur Malet Inspector-General Davin
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Marcel Aymé Writer
  Leo Kerz Director
  Leo Kerz Scenic Design
  Frank Thompson Costume Design
  Irving Cooper General Manager
  Barry Hyams Press Representative
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