Joy to the World

Play - Original

Plymouth Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 18, 1948
  • Closing Date: July 3, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 124

Playwright: Allan Scott


When a Hollywood production executive finds himself speaking out against censorship, his girlfriend encourages him to stand by his words when he lands in hot water with the big boss.


Opening Night Cast

Alfred Drake in Joy to the World Alfred Drake Alexander Soren
Marsha Hunt Ann Wood
Morris Carnovsky Sam Blumenfeld
Myron McCormick J. Newton Mckeon
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Allan Scott Writer
  Jules Dassin Director
  Harry Horner Scenic Design
  Beverly Woodner Costume Design
  Jean Rosenthal Lighting Design
  Michael Goldreyer Company Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1947 - 1948

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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1948 Theatre World Award Peggy Maley Winner
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