Foolish Notion

Comedy - Original

Martin Beck Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 13, 1945
  • Closing Date: June 9, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 104

Music: Arthur Norris

Playwright: Philip Barry


A man, who joined the British army when his actress wife fell for her leading man and disappeared unexpectedly, returns five years later as his wife and her lover are prepared to wed.


Opening Night Cast

Tallulah Bankhead in Foolish Notion Tallulah Bankhead Sophie Wang
Donald Cook Gordon Roark
Henry Hull Jim Hapgood
Aubrey Mather Horatio Wing
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Philip Barry Writer
  Arthur Norris Music
  John C. Wilson Director
  Jo Mielziner Scenic Design
  Mainbocher Miss Bankhead's Costumes
  Jo Mielziner Lighting Design
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