The Bird Cage

Play - Original

Coronet Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 22, 1950
  • Closing Date: March 11, 1950
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 21

Playwright: Arthur Laurents


A man gains control of a tawdry nightclub through nefarious means, abuses his power and attempts to frame his partner when the club runs into financial problems, in Arthur Laurents' play.


Opening Night Cast

Rudy Bond Mr. Mack
Heywood Hale Broun Mr. Ripley
Jean Carson Pearl
Melvyn Douglas Wally Williams
Rita Duncan Renie Renay
Laurence Hugo Vic
Mike Kellin Frank
Wright King Joe Williams
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Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Laurents Arthur Laurents Writer
  Harold Clurman Staging
  Boris Aronson Scenic Design
  Ben Edwards Costume Design
  Boris Aronson Lighting Design
Merle Debuskey Merle Debuskey Press Representative
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