The Dark Lady of the Sonnets/ The Admirable Bashville

Name: Cherry Lane Theatre
Address: 38 Commerce Street, New York, NY 10014
Production Details
Number of performances: 98
Opening date: February 20, 1956
Closing date: May 13, 1956
Production Description
An Evening of two plays by George Bernard Shaw.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Preston-Olsen Productions Producer
George Bernard Shaw Playwright
Charles Olsen Director
Lester Hackett Set Designer
Jim Oyster Costume Designer
Gerald Feil Lighting Designer
Lewis Harmon Press Representative
Sol Jacobson Press Representative
Evelyne Delore Stage Manager
John Finkbinder Stage Manager
Jim Oyster Stage Manager

Actor Role
Thomas Barbour Lucian
James N. Clark Lord Worthington
Edward Crowley The Beefeater (Dark Lady)
Edward Crowley Paradise
J. Robert Dietz Bob Mellish
Karl Farrar Chief
William Kee Cetewayo
Fran Malis Adelaide Gisbourne
Gerry Matthews Bashville
Glen Nielsen Trainer
Ray Rizzo Cashel Byron
Frederick Rolf The Man (Dark Lady)
Barbara Schanz The Cloaked Lady (Dark Lady)
Frances Sternhagen Lydia Crew (Admirable Bashville)
Replacement Credits

Actor Role
Leo Bloom Bashville
Robert Ludlum Cashel Byron
Ron Soble Policeman

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Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1956 Clarence Derwent Award Frances Sternhagen Actor