Original Production - Amato Opera Theater, New York, April 17th, 1952 (with Coming Through the Rye and Opera, Opera as "Saroyan Circus")
Director - Alan James
Composer - Leith Stevens
Original Cast -
The first play Saroyan wrote. Saroyan had originally intended it to be a part of the collection Three Times Three, but the other members of Conference Press decided it wasn't up to par.
The play has rarely been performed but was an entry into Frederick, Maryland's Festival of Plays at Thomas Jefferson High School in 1970. Other productions include a TFAT production at the Pioneer Hotel ballroom in 1955, the PCL Studio Theatre in Edmonton in 2016.
In the Forever Saroyan collection:
Subway Circus, 1940, Samuel French, B128