The Barretts of Wimpole Street

Comedy - Revival

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 26, 1945
  • Closing Date: June 9, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 88

Playwright: Rudolf Besier


The romance of the English poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, despite her mysterious illness and tyrannical father, is the subject of Rudolf Besier's play.


Opening Night Cast

Brian Aherne Robert Browning
Katharine Cornell Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett
Betty Brewer Bella Hedley
Patricia Calvert Arabel Moulton-Barrett
Brenda Forbes Wilson
Russell Gaige Doctor Chambers
Emily Lawrence Henrietta Moulton-Barrett
Erik Martin Octavius Moulton-Barrett
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Rudolf Besier Writer
  Guthrie McClintic Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Jo Mielziner Costume Design
  Gertrude Macy General Manager
  William G. Tisdale Company Manager
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