The Dark Lady of the Sonnets / The Admirable Bashville

Name: Cherry Lane Theatre
Address: 38 Commerce Street, New York, NY 10014
Production Information
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 Barbour1 Lucian
James N. Clark1 Lord Worthington
Edward Crowley2 The Beefeater
Edward Crowley1 Paradise
J. Robert Dietz1 Bob Mellish
Karl Farrar1 Chief
William Kee1 Cetewayo
Fran Malis1 Adelaide Gisbourne
Gerry Matthews1 Bashville
Glen Nielsen1 Trainer
Ray Rizzo1 Cashel Byron
Frederick Rolf2 The Man
Barbara Schanz2 The Cloaked Lady
Frances Sternhagen1 Lydia Crew

1The Admirable Bashville.
2The Dark Lady of the Sonnets.
Replacement Credits

Actor Role
Leo Bloom1 Bashville
Robert Ludlum1 Cashel Byron
Ron Soble1 Policeman

1The Admirable Bashville.
Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1956 Clarence Derwent Award Frances Sternhagen Actor
2 WON 1956 Obie Award, Distinguished Performance Frances Sternhagen Actor