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James Thurber

Performance Dates

July 8-12, 1969

Creative Team

Director - John Chase Soliday

Designer-Technical Director - Fred Thayer

Costume Designer - Petie Dodrill

Music - Claire Lortz


A Thurber Carnival is a revue by James Thurber, adapted by the author from his stories, cartoons and casuals (humorous short pieces), nearly all of which originally appeared in The New Yorker. It was directed by Burgess Meredith. Following a six city tryout, during which Thurber continued to rewrite the show, it premiered on Broadway on February 26, 1960, and ran for 223 performances, with a break from June 25 to September 5. It closed on November 26, 1960. The title is similar to that of The Thurber Carnival (1945), Thurber's most successful collection of stories and drawings.

A Thurber Carnival. (2017, July 24). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 17:05, September 1, 2017, from


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Thurber Carnival

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