A Desert Incident

Drama - Original

John Golden Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 24, 1959
  • Closing Date: March 28, 1959
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 7

Playwright: Pearl S. Buck


A mysterious research complex is the setting for Pearl S. Buck's allegorical play, which explores the dangers of nuclear research.


Opening Night Cast

Dorothy Blackburn Mrs. Horton
Sylvia Daneel Mrs. Elinor Ashley
Lynne Forrester Rose Endicott
Charles Gerald Edwin Barkley
John Heldabrand Lewis Endicott
Chailendra Jones Pokey
Philip Kenneally Tom Thunder
Walter Klavun General Horton
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Pearl S. Buck Writer
  Tad Danielewski Director
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Howard Bay Lighting Design
  Al Goldin General Manager
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1959 Theatre World Award Paul Roebling Winner
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