Invitation to a Murder

Drama - Original

Theatre Masque

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  • Opening Date: May 17, 1934
  • Closing Date: July, 1934
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 53

Playwright: Rufus King


Two families visit the South Shore of Long Island for the marriage of their children. But the bride keeps falling asleep, especially when the groom talks about their safe, secure future, and is only woken up by the kiss of a poor and free-spirited young man.


Opening Night Cast

Walter Abel Doctor Linton
Humphrey Bogart in Invitation to a Murder Humphrey Bogart Horatio Channing
Edgar Charles Mr. Dickson
Sherling Oliver Peter Thorne
Walter Plinge Detective Sergeant Selbridge
Jane Seymour Jeanette Thorne
James Shelburne Martin
Gale Sondergaard Lorinda Channing
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Rufus King Writer
  A.H. Van Buren Staging
  Robert Barnhart Scenic Design
  Ben F. Stein Producer
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