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David's Crown   

 
This production played in repertory with The Dybbuk, The Golem, Oedipus Rex

Broadway Theatre, (5/08/1948 - 5/13/1948)
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Opening Date: May 08, 1948    
Closing Date: May 13, 1948 Total Performances: 8

Category: Play, Original, Broadway
Description: A tragedy in 3 acts



Production Staff
Produced by Theatre Incorporated and American Fund for Palestinian Institutions
Originally produced by Habimah
Written by Pedro Calderon De La Barca; Translated by I. Lamdan; Music by Shlomo Rosovsky; Musical Director: Fordhaus Ben-Zissi
Directed by Alexei D. Dicky
Scenic Design by M. Schmidt
Company Manager: Chandos Sweet
Technical Supervisor: Jehudah Rubinstein; American Production Supervisor: Martin Ritt; American Technical Supervisor: Samuel Leve; Production Manager: Robert Woods
Music Contractor: Maurice Nitke
Press Representative: Gerald Goode and William Fields; Jewish Press: William Mercur; Casting: Alan Schneider
Cast
Aaron MeskinKing David
Chaim AmitaiAdoniyahu
The King's Son
Abraham BaratzEliphelet
The King's Son
Zvi Ben-HaimSimei
The King's Messanger
Menachem BenyaminiAchitophel
The King's Counsellor
Joshua BertonovJoab
The King's General
Shlomo BrukHushai
The King's Counsellor
Shoshanna DuerEthiopian Sorceress
Shimon FinkelAmnon
The King's Son
Zvi FriedlandAbsalom
The King's Son
Raphael KlatzkinSolomon
The King's Son
Hanna RovinaTamar
The King's Daughter
Jehudah RubinsteinElder
Itzhak ShulmanCourier
David VardiElder