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Oedipus Rex   

 
This production played in repertory with The Critic

New Century Theatre, (5/20/1946 - 6/22/1946)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: May 20, 1946    
Closing Date: Jun 22, 1946 Total Performances: 15

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: In front of the palace of King Oedipus in Thebes.



Production Staff
Produced by Theatre Incorporated (Richard Aldrich: Managing Director) and The Old Vic Company
Written by Sophocles; English version by William Butler Yeats; Incidental music by Norman Feasey and Anthony Hopkins
Directed by Michel Saint-Denis
Scenic Design by John Piper; Costume Design by Marie-Hélène Dasté; Lighting Design by John Sullivan
Cast
Harry AndrewsCreon
Eleanora BarrieEnsemble
Nicolette BernardAttendant to Jocasta
Max BrentChorus of Theban Elders
Ena BurrillJocasta
Lawrence CarrEnsemble
Rudolph CavellEnsemble
Byron ChapmanEnsemble
George CooperChorus of Theban Elders
Peter CopleyChorus of Theban Elders
Will DavisEnsemble
Frank DuncanChorus of Theban Elders
Kenneth EdwardsChorus of Theban Elders
John GarleyChorus of Theban Elders
Nicholas HannenChorus Leader
Julie HarrisEnsemble
Carl JamesEnsemble
Joseph JamesChorus of Theban Elders
David KentishChorus of Theban Elders
Elmer LehrEnsemble
Margaret LeightonAttendant to Jocasta
Robin LloydChorus of Theban Elders
Diana MaddoxEnsemble
Miles MallesonFirst Messenger
William MonkChorus of Theban Elders
Laurence OlivierOedipus Rex
Brian ParkerBoy
Bernard PollackEnsemble
Michael RaghanChorus of Theban Elders
Joyce RedmanAttendant to Jocasta
John ReillyEnsemble
George RelphHerdsman
Ralph RichardsonTiresias
Paul RileyEnsemble
Sandy RoeEnsemble
George RoseChorus of Theban Elders
Dee SparksIsmene
William SquireChorus of Theban Elders
Al StuderEnsemble
Alvin SullumEnsemble
Sidney TaflerChorus of Theban Elders
Michael WarreSecond Messenger
Richard WendleyEnsemble
Jane WenhamEnsemble
Cecil WinterA Priest