The Front Page

Comedy - Revival

Ethel Barrymore Theatre (May 10, 1969 - July 05, 1969)
Ethel Barrymore Theatre (October 18, 1969 - February 28, 1970)
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  • First Preview: May 7, 1969
  • Opening Date: May 10, 1969
  • Closing Date: February 28, 1970
  • Previews: 10
  • Performances: 222

Playwright: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur


A managing editor of a Chicago newspaper fights to keep his star reporter on the story of a condemned anarchist's jailbreak, when the reporter is ready to quit and get married.


Opening Night Cast

Robert Ryan Walter Burns
Val Avery Diamond Louis
Peggy Cass in The Front Page Peggy Cass Mollie Malloy
Bert Convy Hildy Johnson
James Flavin Murphy
Conrad Janis Kruger
Harold J. Kennedy Bensinger
John McGiver The Mayor
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ben Hecht Writer
  Charles MacArthur Writer
  Harold J. Kennedy Director
  Will Steven Armstrong Scenic Design
  Sara Brook Costume Design
  Michael Goldreyer General Manager
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