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King Lear   

 
This production played in repertory with As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Volpone, Hamlet

New Century Theatre, (2/18/1947 - 3/08/1947)
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Opening Date: Feb 18, 1947    
Closing Date: Mar 08, 1947 Total Performances: 8

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: England



Production Staff
Produced by Hall Shelton; Produced by arrangement with Advance Players Association, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Donald Wolfit and Christopher Ede
Scenic Design by Ernest Stern; Costume Design by Ernest Stern
Cast
Robert AlgarDuke of Albany
Kempster BarnesEdgar
Gloucester's Son
Richard BlytheHerald
Servant to Cornwall
George BradfordDuke of Burgundy
Tenant to Gloucester
Ann ChalkleyRegan
Lear's Daughter
David DodimeadKing of France
Officer
Violet FarebrotherGoneril
Lear's Daughter
Alexander GaugeEarl of Kent
Frederick HorreyEdmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son
Rosalind IdenCordelia
Lear's Daughter
Eric MaxonEarl of Gloucester
Josef ShearDuke of Cornwall
Malcolm WatsonCuran
Doctor
Geoffrey WilkinsonFool
Donald WolfitKing Lear of Britain
John WynyardOswald
Goneril's Steward