Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The Cleveland Play House 1954-1955 Season

CPH Curtain Pullers Production of "Hamlet"
Cleveland is the best legitimate theatre town west of New York. Last season saw 82 professional and semi-professional productions, 23 of which were musicals ... The Play House had the highest record of productions with 19 shows, the Hanna had 16 touring attractions, Karamu 13 shpws, Chagrin Falls Summer Theatre 12 plays, Musicarnival 9 musicals, Rabbit Run 9 plays, and Cain Park 4 musicals. - Omar Ranney, The Cleveland Press
The Cleveland Play House
1954-1955 Season
Point of No Return (Osborn)
The Fourposter (De Hartog)
The Crucible (Miller)
The Girl on the Via Flamina (Hayes)
My Three Angels (Spewack)
The Winner (Rice)
Material Witness (Kantor)
Best Foot Forward (Holm, Martin & Blane)
Sabrina Fair (Taylor)
The Emperor Jones (O'Neill)
Mrs. McThing (Chase)
Burning Bright (Steinbeck)
Dail M For Murder (Knott)
Time Out For Ginger (Alexander)
A Bear In The Attic (Kanzell-Riley - World Premiere)
Hamlet (Shakespeare)
King of Hearts (Kerr-Brooke)
Julius Caesar (Shakespeare)
The Caine Mutiny Court Martial (Wouk)
Night Must Fall (E. Williams)
Leaps of Faith (Oldenberg)