Brewster's Millions (play)
Brewster's Millions is a play written by Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley, based on the 1902 novel of the same name by George Barr McCutcheon. Producers Frederic Thompson and Elmer "Skip" Dundy staged it on Broadway in 1906. The play is about a young man who must spend a million dollars that he has inherited in order to inherit many millions more.
|Written by||Winchell Smith and Byron Ongley|
|Date premiered||December 31, 1906|
|Place premiered||New Amsterdam Theatre|
Thompson and Dundy previewed the play at the Taylor Opera House in Trenton, New Jersey, starting on October 11, 1906. It debuted on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre on December 31, 1906. The production transferred to the Hudson Theatre on February 25, 1907, with the same cast.
The characters and cast from the Broadway production are given below:
|Montgomery Brewster||Edward Abeles|
|Fred Gardner||Leslie Bassett|
|Horace Pettingill||Gaston Bell|
|Trixie Clayton||Cecile Breton|
|Subway Smith||Jack Devereaux|
|Archibald Vanderpool||Sumner Gard|
|Frank Bragdon||Willard Howe|
|Colonel Drew||Nestor Lennon|
|Mrs. Dan De Mille||Emily Lytton|
|Barbara Drew||Olive Murray|
|Janice Armstrong||Josephine Park|
|Nopper Harrison||George Probert|
|Monsieur Bargie||Eugene Redding|
|Mr. Grant||Albert Sackett|
|Joseph MacCloud||Joseph Woodburn|
- Thorold, W. J.; ), Arthur Hornblow (Jr; Maxwell, Perriton; Beach, Stewart (February 1907). "Plays and Players". The Theatre. 7 (72). pp. 31–32.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
- "Brewster's Millions". The New York Times. 56 (17, 793). October 12, 1906. p. 9.
- "In Manhattan". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 68 (54). February 24, 1907. p. News Local: 3 – via Newspapers.com.
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