Sadie Thompson

Play with Music - Original

Alvin Theatre

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  • Opening Date: November 16, 1944
  • Closing Date: January 6, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 60

Music: Vernon Duke

Playwright: Howard Dietz, Rouben Mamoulian

Lyrics: Howard Dietz


A defiant Pago Pago prostitute resists the efforts of a parson to reform her, ultimately exposing his hypocrisy, in Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz and Rouben Mamoulian's musical adaptation of the Somerset Maugham story and play Rain.


Opening Night Cast

June Havoc in Sadie Thompson June Havoc Sadie Thompson
Walter Burke Quartermaster Bates
Daniel Cobb Corporal Hodgson
Ralph Dumke Joe Horn
Lansing Hatfield Reverend Alfred Davidson
Beatrice Kraft Honeypie
Norman Lawrence Private Griggs
Grazia Narciso Ameena
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Howard Dietz Writer
  Rouben Mamoulian Writer
  Vernon Duke Music
  Howard Dietz Lyrics
  Rouben Mamoulian Director
  Edward Caton Choreographer
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