Anna Christie

Drama - Revival

City Center (January 09, 1952 - January 20, 1952)
Lyceum Theatre (January 23, 1952 - February 02, 1952)
Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: January 23, 1952
  • Closing Date: February 2, 1952
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 30

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill


A weary former prostitute seeks out her estranged sea captain father, hoping to find forgiveness from him, while hiding her past from a stoker she loves in Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.


The 1952 production of Anna Christie played 30 performances in New York: 16 performances at City Center, and 14 performances at the Lyceum Theatre.


Opening Night Cast

Robert Anderson Johnson
Lou Gilbert Sailor
Celeste Holm in Anna Christie Celeste Holm Anna Christopherson
Kevin McCarthy in Anna Christie Kevin McCarthy Mat Burke
Arthur O'Connell First Longshoreman
A Postman
Jerry Paris Larry
Matt Resnick A Longshoreman
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Writer
  Michael Gordon Staging
  Emeline C. Roche Scenic Design
  Emeline C. Roche Costume Design
  Harald Bromley Producer
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