Handful of Fire

Drama - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 1, 1958
  • Closing Date: October 4, 1958
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 5

Playwright: N. Richard Nash


A series of unrequited love affairs are destroyed by corruption and vice in a bordello and gambling bar in a Mexican border town.


Opening Night Cast

Myriam Acevedo Carmelita
Jeanne Barr Tourist Wife
Dario Barri Policeman
Leonardo Cimino Alonso
Joan Copeland Maria
James Daly Manuel
Jesus De Jerez Mariachi
William Edmonson Ruben
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Opening Night Production Credits

  N. Richard Nash Writer
  Robert Lewis Staging
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Lucinda Ballard Costume Design
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
  Victor Samrock General Manager
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