While the Sun Shines

Play - Original

Lyceum Theatre

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  • Opening Date: September 19, 1944
  • Closing Date: October 21, 1944
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 39

Playwright: Terence Rattigan


A British earl serving in the navy brings a drunken American officer home with him in hopes of giving him to his mistress so he may be free to marry his fiancée.


Opening Night Cast

Stanley Bell The Earl of Harpenden
Anne Burr Lady Elizabeth Randall
Melville Cooper The Duke of Ayr and Stirling
Cathleen Cordell Mabel Crum
Lewis Howard Lieutenant Mulvaney
Alexander Ivo Lieutenant Colbert
J. P. Wilson Horton
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Terence Rattigan Writer
George S.  Kaufman George S. Kaufman Staging
  Edward Gilbert Scenic Design
  Max Gordon Producer
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