The Pinter Plays

Name: Cherry Lane Theatre
Address: 38 Commerce Street, New York, NY 10014
Production Information
Number of performances: 578
Opening date: November 26, 1962
Closing date: April 12, 1964
Production Description
Two one-act plays by Harold Pinter: The Dumbwaiter and The Collection.

Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
Caroline Swann Producer
Harold Pinter Playwright
Alan Schneider Director
William Ritman Set Designer
Lloyd Burlingame Lighting Designer
Paul Libin General Manager
Merle Debuskey Press Representative
Seymour Krawitz Press Representative
Dan Bly Stage Manager
Robert Moss Stage Manager

Actor Role
John C. Becher Gus (The Dumbwaiter)
Dana Elcar Ben (The Dumbwaiter)
Henderson Forsythe Harry (The Collection)
James Patterson Bill (The Collection)
James Ray James (The Collection)
Patricia Roe Stella (The Collection)
Dan Bly Gus/ James/ Bill UNDERSTUDY
Gerry Hjert Ben/ Harry UNDERSTUDY
Eric Parcher Stella UNDERSTUDY
Replacement Credits

Actor Role
Michael Lombard Gus
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1963 Obie Award, Best Director Alan Schneider Director
2 WON 1963 Obie Award, Distinguished Performance James Patterson Actor
Moved to the Provincetown Playhouse, the Pocket Theatre and the Masque Theatre.