Night of the Auk

Play - Original

Playhouse Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: December 3, 1956
  • Closing Date: December 8, 1956
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 8

Playwright: Arch Oboler


Arch Oboler envisions a future where the first rocket ship to land on the moon is on its way back to an earth in the midst of nuclear war and rife with its own infighting and murdering on the journey.


Opening Night Cast

Martin Brooks Lt. Jan Kephart
Wendell Corey Colonel Tom Russell
Christopher Plummer in Night of the Auk Christopher Plummer Lewis Rohmen
Claude Rains Doctor Bruner
Dick York Lt. Mac Martman
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Arch Oboler Writer
  Sidney Lumet Director
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
  Howard Bay Lighting Design
  Max Allentuck General Manager
  Milton Pollack Company Manager
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