Broadway (play)

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Broadway is a 1926 Broadway play produced by Jed Harris and written and directed by George Abbott and Philip Dunning.wikipedia
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Jed Harris

Broadway is a 1926 Broadway play produced by Jed Harris and written and directed by George Abbott and Philip Dunning.
His many successful Broadway productions in the 1920s and 1930s include Broadway (1926), Coquette (1927), The Royal Family (1927), The Front Page (1928), Uncle Vanya (1930), The Green Bay Tree (1933) and Our Town (1938).

George Abbott

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Broadway is a 1926 Broadway play produced by Jed Harris and written and directed by George Abbott and Philip Dunning.
His first hit was Broadway, written and directed in partnership with Philip Dunning, whose play Abbott "rejiggered".

Paul Porcasi

He ended his theatrical career with the role of Nick Verdis in the smash hit Broadway, which ran for 603 performances (September 16, 1926 – February 11, 1928) at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Philip Dunning

Phillip Dunning
Broadway is a 1926 Broadway play produced by Jed Harris and written and directed by George Abbott and Philip Dunning.
Dunning collaborated with George Abbott to create Broadway, one of the most successful plays of the 1920s.

Lee Tracy

Two years later, he starred in the hit production of Broadway, for which he received the New York Drama Critics Award.

Joseph Calleia

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After serving in the British Transport Service during World War I he travelled to the United States and began his career on the stage, initially in musical comedy, but later in original Broadway productions as Broadway (1926), The Front Page (1928), The Last Mile (1930), and Grand Hotel (1930).

Ann Preston Bridgers

Her next two successful roles were in the plays Fall Guy and Broadway.

Broadway (1929 film)

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Carl Laemmle paid $225,000 for the film rights in 1927, a sum that set a record. Universal Pictures released Broadway on September 15, 1929.

Joseph Cotten

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A one-hour adaptation of Broadway starring Joseph Cotten and Piper Laurie aired May 4, 1955, on the CBS TV series The Best of Broadway.
Cotten made Special Delivery (1955) in West Germany, did a TV adaptation of Broadway for The Best of Broadway (1955) directed by Franklin J. Schaffner.

The Best of Broadway

The Royal Family
A one-hour adaptation of Broadway starring Joseph Cotten and Piper Laurie aired May 4, 1955, on the CBS TV series The Best of Broadway.

Broadway theatre

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Broadway is a 1926 Broadway play produced by Jed Harris and written and directed by George Abbott and Philip Dunning. A 1978 Broadway-bound revival of Broadway, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman and musical staging by Dennis Grimaldi closed during its Boston tryout.

New York City

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The crime drama used "contemporary street slang and a hard-boiled, realistic atmosphere" to depict the New York City underworld during Prohibition.

Prohibition

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The crime drama used "contemporary street slang and a hard-boiled, realistic atmosphere" to depict the New York City underworld during Prohibition.

Broadhurst Theatre

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It opened on September 16, 1926, at the Broadhurst Theatre and was one of the venue's greatest hits, running for 603 performances.

Carl Laemmle

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Carl Laemmle paid $225,000 for the film rights in 1927, a sum that set a record.

Universal Pictures

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Universal Pictures released Broadway on September 15, 1929.

Piper Laurie

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A one-hour adaptation of Broadway starring Joseph Cotten and Piper Laurie aired May 4, 1955, on the CBS TV series The Best of Broadway.

Robert Allan Ackerman

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A 1978 Broadway-bound revival of Broadway, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman and musical staging by Dennis Grimaldi closed during its Boston tryout.

Boston

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A 1978 Broadway-bound revival of Broadway, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman and musical staging by Dennis Grimaldi closed during its Boston tryout.

Thomas Jackson (actor)

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His last stage performance was in the hit play Broadway, directed by George Abbott and Philip Dunning, which ran from 1926–28 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Olive Blakeney

While there, she helped to introduce the play Broadway to British audiences.