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Poor Richard

Posted: November 9, 2018

Today in 1960, the pre-Broadway premiere of Poor Richard opened, featuring Alan Bates, Gene Hackman and Joanna Pettet. Also on this day in 1970, Neil Simon’s The Gingerbread Lady opened. It starred Maureen Stapleton, for whom Simon is widely believed to have written the role.