The Play's the Thing

Farce - Revival

Empire Theatre

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  • Opening Date: April 9, 1928
  • Closing Date: April 1, 1928
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 24

Playwright: Ferenc Molnár


In Ferenc Molnar's farce, a young playwright is distraught when he overhears the actress he loves having an affair with another man. His mentor must convince him that she is only rehearsing a play — and that he must write her a better one.


Opening Night Cast

Claude Allister Mr. Mell
Holbrook Blinn Sandor Turai
Hubert Druce Mansky
J. Kerby Hawkes Lackey
Stephen Kendal Lackey
Harry Mestayer Almady
Gavin Muir Albert Adam
Ralph Nairn Johann Dwornitschek
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ferenc Molnár Writer
  Holbrook Blinn Director
  Gilbert Miller Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1927 - 1928

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