The Closing Door

Drama - Original

Empire Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 1, 1949
  • Closing Date: December 17, 1949
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 22

Playwright: Alexander Knox


A man who is near insanity agrees with his wife that he should go to a sanitarium, only to run away and send someone else to the sanitarium in his name, leading to terrifying consequences.


Opening Night Cast

Ronald Alexander Basil Johnson
Lonny Chapman Guard
Eva Condon Grandma
Richard Derr Doctor Ed Harriman
Jack Dimond David Trahern
Randolph Echols Don
Alexander Knox Vail Trahern
Doris Nolan Norma Trahern
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Alexander Knox Writer
Lee Strasberg Lee Strasberg Staging
  Paul Morrison Scenic Design
  Robert Stevenson Costume Design
  Paul Morrison Lighting Design
  Cheryl Crawford Producer
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