The Makropoulos Secret

Play - Original

Charles Hopkins Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 2, 1926
  • Closing Date: April 24, 1926
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 109

Playwright: Karel Capek, Randal C. Burrett


The daughter of the German emperor, who fled court life with a life-lengthening potion to become a great opera singer, contributes important information to a case between warring families, in Tyrone Guthrie's adaptation of Karel Capek's play.


Opening Night Cast

Harry Davenport Dr. Kolenaty
Donald Duff Janek Prus
Ullrich Haupt Jaroslav Prus
William B. Mack Vitek
Helen Menken Emilia Marty
Joanna Roos Kristina
Lester Vail Albert Gregor
Fritz Williams Hauk-Shendorf
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Randal C. Burrett Writer
  Charles Hopkins Staging
  Charles Hopkins Producer
  Herman Gantvoort Associated Producer
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