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Hudson Theatre, (5/08/1961 - 5/27/1961)
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Opening Date: May 08, 1961    
Closing Date: May 27, 1961 Total Performances: 27

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Setting: The time is between 1155 and 1170 A.D.
This production is a return engagement of Becket (10/05/1960 - 3/25/1961)

Production Staff
Produced by David Merrick
Written by Jean Anouilh; Translated by Lucienne Hill; Incidental music by Laurence Rosenthal
Staged by Peter Glenville
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Costume Design by Motley
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Oliver W. Nicoll
Production Stage Manager: Lucia Victor; Stage Manager: Frank Dudley; Production Supervisor: Neil Hartley; Assistant Stage Mgr: Val Wrenne
Press Representative: James D. Proctor; Casting Director: Michael Shurtleff
Arthur KennedyThomas Becket
Laurence OlivierHenry II
Duke of Normandy and King of England
Marie PowersThe Queen Mother
Hilary BeckettHis Daughter
Mel BergerThird English Baron
First Monk from Hastings
Marshall BreedenSecond Servant
Nat BurnsA Saxon Peasant
The Pope
Nicolas CosterA Soldier
The Duke of Arundel
Brian CroweA Young Monk
Kit CulkinHenry's Younger Son
A Young Footsoldier
Robert DukeHenry's Page
Robert EcklesLouis
King of France
James FrawleySecond Monk from Hastings
Second English Baron
Margaret HallThe Queen
Wife to Henry
Ferdi HoffmanFourth English Baron
Will HussungThe Bishop of Oxford
William of Corbeil
First French Baron
Edith LebokA French Girl
Tom LeithHis Son
A Monk
Secretary to Becket
Joanna MerlinGwendolen
Earl MontgomeryGilbert Folliot
Bishop of London
Al RandA Servant
Dennis RosaHenry's Elder Son
Dino TerranovaA French Priest
Cardinal Zambelli
Victor ThorleyThe Bishop of York
The Provost Marshall
Sydney WalkerThe Archbishop of Canterbury
Second French Baron
A Priest
Ronald WeyandSecond English Baron
Louis ZorichFirst English Baron
An Old Footsoldier
Standby: Nicolas Coster (Henry II) and Robert Duke (Thomas Becket)
Understudies: Rose Ostro (Gwendolen)