Common Ground

Play - Original

Fulton Theatre (April 25, 1945 - May 12, 1945)
John Golden Theatre (May 15, 1945 - June 23, 1945)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: April 25, 1945
  • Closing Date: June 23, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 69

Playwright: Edward Chodorov


A USO troupe is brought to an abandoned Italian castle after being captured by the Nazis. The group's Jewish comedian is sent to a concentration camp and the others are given the choice of performing propaganda or dying.


Opening Night Cast

Luther Adler Captain Angelini
Arthur Gondra Aide
Mary Healy Geegee
Philip Loeb Buzz Bernard
Paul McGrath Ted Williamson
Donald Murphy Alan Spencer
Nancy Noland Kate DeRosa
Joseph Vitale Nick DeRosa
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Edward Chodorov Writer
  Edward Chodorov Director
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Director
  George Jenkins Scenic Design
  George Jenkins Lighting Design
  Edward Choate Producer
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