The Egghead

Play - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 9, 1957
  • Closing Date: October 26, 1957
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 21

Playwright: Molly Day Thacher


A doggedly old-fashioned college professor defends a former black student accused of being a Communist, only to find out that the accusation is true.


Opening Night Cast

Karl Malden in The Egghead Karl Malden Hank Parson
Eduard Franz Gottfried Roth
Phyllis Love Sally Parson
William Biff  McGuire in The Egghead William Biff McGuire Martin Donahue
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Molly Day Thacher Writer
  Hume Cronyn Director
  Richard Sylbert Scenic Design
  Anna Hill Johnstone Costume Design
  Charles Mooney General Manager
  Chandos Sweet Company Manager
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