They Knew What They Wanted

Comedy - Revival

Empire Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 2, 1939
  • Closing Date: October 21, 1939
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 24

Playwright: Sidney Howard


An aging Italian vineyard owner in California proposes to a waitress via letter, sending her a picture of his handsome hired hand. Romantic and emotional complications ensue when she agrees to marry and live with the Italian in Sidney Howard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.


Opening Night Production Credits

  Sidney Howard Writer
  Robert Ross Staging
  Lemuel Ayers Scenic Design
  Leonard Sillman Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1939 - 1940

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