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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 Algar Duke of Albany
Kempster Barnes Edgar
Gloucester's Son
Richard Blythe Herald
Servant to Cornwall
George Bradford Duke of Burgundy
Tenant to Gloucester
Ann Chalkley Regan
Lear's Daughter
David Dodimead King of France
Officer
Violet Farebrother Goneril
Lear's Daughter
Alexander Gauge Earl of Kent
Frederick Horrey Edmund
Gloucester's Bastard Son
Rosalind Iden Cordelia
Lear's Daughter
Eric Maxon Earl of Gloucester
Josef Shear Duke of Cornwall
Malcolm Watson Curan
Doctor
Geoffrey Wilkinson Fool
Donald Wolfit King Lear of Britain
John Wynyard Oswald
Goneril's Steward