Comedy - Revival

Cort Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: April 3, 1946
  • Closing Date: May 2, 1946
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 24

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw


A minister's wife becomes an object of infatuation for an idealistic young poet, in George Bernard Shaw's comedic look at the changing views on gender and social equality.


Opening Night Cast

Katharine Cornell Candida
Wesley Addy The Reverend James Mavor Morell
Marlon Brando in Candida Marlon Brando Eugene Marchbanks
Oliver Cliff The Reverend Alexander Mill
Cedric Hardwicke Mr. Burgess
Mildred Natwick Miss Proserpine Garnett
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
  Guthrie McClintic Director
  Woodman Thompson Scenic Design
  Katharine Cornell Producer
  Gilbert Miller Produced in Association with
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1946 Theatre World Award Marlon Brando Winner
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