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Plymouth Theatre (November 06, 1931 - July 16, 1932)
Plymouth Theatre (September 12, 1932 - December 10, 1932)
46th Street Theatre (May 15, 1933 - May 27, 1933)
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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 6, 1931
  • Closing Date: May 27, 1933
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 416

Playwright: Elmer Rice


Counsellor-at-Law closed at the Plymouth Theatre for a summer hiatus on July 16, 1932, after 296 performances. The reason given for the hiatus was that its star Paul Muni had to fulfill his motion picture contracts in Hollywood.


Opening Night Cast

Paul Muni George Simon
Sam Bonnell John P. Tedesco
Elmer Brown Francis Clark Baird
June Cox Dorothy Dwight
J Hammond Dailey Charles McFadden
Dorothy Dodge Lillian Larue
Gladys Feldman Zedorah Chapman
Ned Glass David Simon
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Elmer Rice Writer
  Elmer Rice Staging
  Raymond Sovey Scenic Design
  Francis X. Hope Business Manager
  Phyllis Perlman General Press Representative
  Elmer Rice Producer
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