The Petrified Forest

Drama - Revival

New Amsterdam Roof

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  • Opening Date: November 1, 1943
  • Closing Date: November 6, 1943
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 8

Playwright: Robert E. Sherwood

Book: Robert E. Sherwood


A dangerous gangster on the run with his band holds up an Arizona diner full of various characters, including a dying intellectual and a waitress striving for a more cultured life, in Robert E. Sherwood's play.


Opening Night Cast

Natalie Benisch Mrs. Chisholm
Jack Bittner Jackie
Grover Burgess Jason Maple
Frederic Cornell Another Telegrapher
William Forester Boze Hertzlinger
Barbara Joyce Gabby Maple
Robert J. Lance Mr. Chisholm
William Marceau A Telegrapher
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert E. Sherwood Writer
  Robert E. Sherwood Book
  David Alexander Director
  David Alexander Staging
  Tom Adrian Cracraft Scenic Design
  Mary Elizabeth Sherwood Producer
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